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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-02-10 04:40 PM
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3. Thanks for the post kpete!
Edited on Thu Dec-02-10 04:45 PM by Bill Bored
And please K&R this one!:

It's also worth noting that any political party that receives less than 50,000 votes for Governor in NY loses their access to the ballot -- unless they get enough petitions signed in time for the next election.

As for the Working Families Party -- they are true progressives, but like many others, they have NOT done much to stop electronic vote-counting in New York. To date, all I'm aware that they've done, in cahoots with the Brennan Center, is to go to Federal -- but not State -- courts to try to get computerized ballot scanners to work more like lever voting machines that prevent voters from overvoting. The scanners only issue arcane warnings about overvoting that violate NY State election law.

It's time we start taking our State Constitutional rights more seriously and recognize the threat to those rights posed by e-vote counting. Uncle Sam can not be relied upon to protect those rights, although lawyers might get paid more if they win federal cases.
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