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AK: Democrats question (2004) vote results - Tabulation method...doubted


Democrats question vote results

LONG GONE ELECTION: Tabulation method, reliability of machines are doubted.

By LISA DEMER

Anchorage Daily News

Published: December 20, 2005

The official vote results from the 2004 general election are riddled with mistakes and discrepancies, are impossible for the public to make sense of, and should be corrected as soon as possible, the Alaska Democratic Party says.

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For instance, when district-by-district vote counts are totaled, President Bush received 292,267 votes, according to an analysis by the Democrats. But his official total was 190,889, a difference of more than 100,000 votes, according to the state Web site.

Everyone agrees you cannot figure out how many votes a statewide candidate got in a particular district with the present system.

"The numbers just do not add up, and we'd like to get to the bottom of why," Brown said.

The Democratic Party on Monday filed a request with the state Division of Elections for the electronic data file of voting results, the record of who voted in the 2004 general election, and paper results from machines used in early voting.

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http://www.adn.com/news/alaska/story/7301446p-7213196c....


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