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Old 06-18-2012, 12:03 AM
 
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53% racial minorities in that county. Poor whites? Let's see where this goes. Jeez, we had better get accountability into the system or we're in trouble.
There has been a history in this area. This one is pretty bad. The real issue is catching them. This current system makes it incredibly easy to get away with it. Hope the DOJ follows up cause I am not so sure they have been doing such a good job with this.
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Old 06-20-2012, 05:02 PM
 
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Montana Op-Scan Failures Underscore Concerns About Wisconsin's 100% Unverified Recall Results
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[T]hose ballots ... are tabulated by computer optical-scan systems like the ones in Palm Beach County, FL, which, in March of this year, had named several losing candidates to be the "winners." And like the ones in New York City which, in 2010, managed to toss out thousands of valid votes, including as many as 70% in one South Bronx precinct. And like the ones in Oakland County, Michigan, where officials found the same machines failed to count the same ballots the same way twice in 2008. And like the ones
in Leon County, FL, which, in 2005, were hacked to entirely flip the results of a mock election.

And then there Montana's Sec. of State who had heard nothin' about nothin' despite the all-nighters pulled in several of her counties the day before...
Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch said she hadn’t heard of counties having machine breakdowns, although at least one county, Toole, had no power the entire evening and was running off a generator. But they still got their results in, she said.
Accurate results? Who knows?
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Old 06-24-2012, 03:13 PM
 
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3 western Montana counties plagued by vote-counting machine troubles : Missoulian: News and Resources for Western Montana
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“There was no fix,” said Riggleman, assistant election administrator, on Wednesday. “The technician adjusted and adjusted and adjusted, and called, and talked to people, and it was merely a matter in some cases of running them (ballots) through a second time.”
At least three counties reported problems with ES&S 650 ballot scanners in this week’s primary: Lincoln, Sanders and Powell counties.

She isn’t about to ask the county to buy a new one, though: “I’ll tell you what, my ballot scanner is only about four years old. It should not be expired.” And she said taxpayers can’t afford another one at $50,000 to $60,000 each.
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:41 AM
 
Location: west mich
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Gee, a voting machine manufacturer owned by Republicans. What could possibly go wrong?
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Old 06-25-2012, 02:30 PM
 
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Gee, a voting machine manufacturer owned by Republicans. What could possibly go wrong?
Actually, the R thing is really not an issue here. The Scytl thing you could say is connected to Ds and GS tends to lean that way. The canadian company, not sure. Can't say they are all Rs. The D and R thing is a big joke anyway. The cushy contracts for these machines are absurd.
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Old 06-27-2012, 03:57 PM
 
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New court filing reveals how the 2004 Ohio presidential election was hacked

From July 20,2011 Article:

A new filing in the King Lincoln Bronzeville v. Blackwell case includes a copy of the Ohio Secretary of State election production system configuration that was in use in Ohio's 2004 presidential election when there was a sudden and unexpected shift in votes for George W. Bush.

The filing also includes the revealing deposition of the late Michael Connell. Connell served as the IT guru for the Bush family and Karl Rove. Connell ran the private IT firm GovTech that created the controversial system that transferred Ohio's vote count late on election night 2004 to a partisan Republican server site in Chattanooga, Tennessee owned by SmarTech. That is when the vote shift happened, not predicted by the exit polls, that led to Bush's unexpected victory. Connell died a month and a half after giving this deposition in a suspicious small plane crash.

Until now, the architectural maps and contracts from the Ohio 2004 election were never made public, which may indicate that the entire system was designed for fraud. In a previous sworn affidavit to the court, Spoonamore declared: "The SmarTech system was set up precisely as a King Pin computer used in criminal acts against banking or credit card processes and had the needed level of access to both county tabulators and Secretary of State computers to allow whoever was running SmarTech computers to decide the output of the county tabulators under its control."

Here is further information related to this issue. This case apparently was filed in 2006? WoW.

The BRAD BLOG : EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Tragic Story of Mike Connell, Bush/Rove/GOP IT Guru, Breaks in Maxim
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Connell's companies GovTech and New Media Communications created scads of GOP and other far right websites and political database operations, the infamous secret GWB43.com parallel White House email system, the network firewall in Congress for the Judiciary and Intelligence committees, and, perhaps most notably here, the 2004 Election Night results reporting system for Ohio's fiercely partisan then Sec. of State J. Kenneth Blackwell. That system has been alleged by some, including the attorneys bringing a long-standing election fraud lawsuit in Ohio, to have been used to manipulate final tallies as the country waited late into the evening for the Buckeye State to ultimately decide the Presidency that year.




FREE FOR ALL!: The High-Tech HighJack of Ohio - YouTube
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Old 06-27-2012, 06:54 PM
 
Location: Palo Alto
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Millions of illegals use fake or duplicate SS numbers and the clowns in Washington claim they don't have the technology to catch the offenders but you're worried about a few alleged anomalies.
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Old 06-27-2012, 07:04 PM
 
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Millions of illegals use fake or duplicate SS numbers and the clowns in Washington claim they don't have the technology to catch the offenders but you're worried about a few alleged anomalies.
There are way more than anomalies going on here. If that is what you think clearly you have missed the court cases, criminal charges and tests all on this thread. They are in fact rather consistent, the opposite of anomalies.

While there are issues with illegals, I think this problem is much much bigger.
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Old 07-01-2012, 04:24 PM
 
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(CO) 06/2012 - IT'S OFFICIAL: THE PUBLIC CAN EXAMINE VOTED BALLOTS ...
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In September, 2011, the Colorado Appeals Court ruled that ballots are indeed open public records. The City filed requested that the Colorado Supreme Court reverse the decision. The Supreme Court has now decided not to hear the Koch v. Marks case. The Court chose to end the controversy in favor of election transparency.
"This is a welcome decision that reconfirms the vitality of the Colorado Open Records Act as a powerful tool that permits ordinary Coloradans to hold their state and local governments accountable," said Marks's attorney Robert A. McGuire of Denver.

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Old 07-01-2012, 04:53 PM
 
Location: Northern CA
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(CO) 06/2012 - IT'S OFFICIAL: THE PUBLIC CAN EXAMINE VOTED BALLOTS ...
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In September, 2011, the Colorado Appeals Court ruled that ballots are indeed open public records. The City filed requested that the Colorado Supreme Court reverse the decision. The Supreme Court has now decided not to hear the Koch v. Marks case. The Court chose to end the controversy in favor of election transparency.
"This is a welcome decision that reconfirms the vitality of the Colorado Open Records Act as a powerful tool that permits ordinary Coloradans to hold their state and local governments accountable," said Marks's attorney Robert A. McGuire of Denver.

I see that we have the same act in CA, who knew?
California Courts to adopt open records policy - Sunshine Review
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