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Reply #19: The recount was requested by the losing candidate, as I recall. [View All]

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demodonkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-01-09 09:01 PM
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19. The recount was requested by the losing candidate, as I recall.
Edited on Wed Apr-01-09 09:05 PM by demodonkey

Would have been the same with levers, DRE, or paper ballot. Of course with a DRE "recount" they just reprint the results from the so-called ballot images and call it a recount. :puke: That's why in general I will take ANY form of paper over no paper at all.

On edit: PA has an extremely weak audit law (2% or 2000 votes per county, whichever is less) and nothing to meaningfully audit in 50 DRE counties. Recounts have to be requested by a candidate, but with paper are at least possible.

In this case of course, after the paper ballots were recounted the "losing candidate" became the winner, and changed the balance of the PA House.

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