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Stevepol Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-28-06 10:41 PM
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Looks like Bill Richardson (NM) has turned into a lion for paper ballot!!
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He's pushing for the reforms he wants, i.e., a paper ballot to assure a paper trail and trustworthy elections. (VotersUnite)


Elections officials question paper-ballot switch
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The Associated Press |
January 28, 2006

County elections officials are questioning whether New Mexico can quickly switch to a paper ballot-based system and have it in place by the November general election.

However, Gov. Bill Richardson said Friday that hes sticking with the proposal despite the concerns.

I believe there is no need to delay, Richardson said at a news conference. With all due respect to the county clerks, weve waited long enough to have in New Mexico prompt and efficient and trustworthy elections.

We cant wait any longer for a bureaucracy to stand in the way of getting this done.

Mario Trujillo, the president of a group representing all 33 county clerks, sent a letter to Richardson last week outlining several potential problems that could surface with the change to a paper-ballot system statewide....


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