Politics as usual…

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Ohio Sues Over Trouble With Voting Machines – washingtonpost.com
During the May primary, Brunner said officials in Butler County, north of Cincinnati, realized that 150 votes were dropped when they were being transferred from memory cards. When Brunner looked into it, she found that the software problem had come up in 11 counties. No vote was lost, she said, because local officials had caught the discrepancies.

I always loved the way the 2004 Ohio vote was the deciding factor in “re-electing” George W. Bush. The fact that the head of the company making the machine was a Bush supporter who promised “to deliver Ohio for Bush” only made it better.

Now, I don’t know exactly how reassured I would be by the following…

Voters “should not be alarmed,” Brunner said, because the state will develop and pass on to counties ways to detect and fix the problem.

And then you have the fact that even when the suggestion was made that paper ballots would be more accurate, the state legislature decided not to allow it…

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One thought on “Politics as usual…”

  1. Bush won both the popular as well as the electoral vote. Time for liberals to move on. Thank God we didn’t get a Democrat who would run this country into the ground, especially during the challenges we’ve experienced.

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