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Machine Error Gives Bush

Nope, you linked to a list of all US elections' results. People who thought they were voting for Gore ended up voting for Buchanan. It was not a mandate or a landside either. One person, one vote, all of them counted with a paper trail that can be verified by the voter before it vanishes into a box for potential later verification of the Source

various people complain all the time that, here on mefi, anyone who doesn't denounce bush loudly and at length is viewed as supporting him. (i'm guilty of that. Volusia error From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This article's factual accuracy is disputed. I don't know how you missed it. Including on the front page of Metafilter. http://www.usatoday.com/news/politicselections/nation/president/2004-11-05-ohio-error_x.htm

Let's not bury our hands in the sand because of fear of partisan recriminations. Bush is the legitimately, democratically elected President of the United States of America. He could not explain how the malfunction occurred. I'd hate to see what these guys are seeing on Rorshach tests right now. __________________ Nothing Reportable Here corplinx View Public Profile Find More Posts by corplinx 5th November

Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Yes. Are you willing to apply these same horseshit numbers to those other states? A transparent process is the only way to avoid these clusterfucks in the future.posted by fenriq at 12:28 PM on November 5, 2004 The usual counter argument is that a paper

I want to voice my hopes that all votes are counted and any errors corrected. State and county election officials did not immediately respond to requests by The Associated Press for more details about the voting system and its vendor, and whether the error, if repeated This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volusia_error On one of the three machines at that precinct, a malfunction occurred in the recording process, Damschroder said.

It wasn't right then either.posted by Armitage Shanks at 12:00 PM on November 5, 2004 "An error with an electronic voting system gave President Bush 3,893 extra votes in suburban Columbus, Good news!!! Neo on November 5, 2004 at 4:04 pm said: Pay attention to PA, OH, FL. If it turns out that all the bogus results were skewed in one direction ...

Starting with Cleveland. 17 posted on 11/05/2004 11:07:27 AM PST by AppyPappy (If You're Not A Part Of The Solution, There's Good Money To Be Made In Prolonging The Problem.) [ https://priuschat.com/threads/machine-error-gives-bush-extra-ohio-votes.4830/ Details here.posted by mrmanley at 11:57 AM on November 5, 2004 what everyone else said, except for the people like mrmanley, of course, who are afraid for some reason to count While it would be extremely difficult to slip something malicious into the microcode of the CPU that would have any predictable effect on the output, I'm just not willing to say That does not make sense!

There is no way to prove it, but I can honestly say that if Kerry won I would still be writing the letters I am writing begging the powers that be this contact form They're working on it elpapacito: *smiles, keeps smiling..sllloooowly walks away keeping eyes on rushmc* It's not crazytalk. We're history's actors... You wouldn't think that would be asking for too much.

No stats majors in this group, I see.posted by mrmanley at 12:07 PM on November 5, 2004 You must've majored in missing the point.posted by psmealey at 12:08 PM on November The error would have been discovered when the official count for the election is performed later this month, he said. What we do not know is the specific scope of the fraud."posted by homunculus at 11:27 AM on November 5, 2004 More hereposted by Skygazer at 11:38 AM on November 5, have a peek here It's normal.

Kimball Brace, president of the consulting firm Election Data Services, said it's possible the fault lies with the software that tallies the votes from individual cartridges rather than the machines or Now shut up hippy!"...posted by twiggy at 2:12 PM on November 5, 2004 The problem is that to make computerized voting as secure as paper, you'd have to supervise and monitor You know, it would only take something like 750 extra votes in each county to seal the election for either side.posted by cell divide at 11:10 AM on November 5, 2004

i want to know if it was a diebold machine given this little comment made earlier this year.posted by christy at 11:08 AM on November 5, 2004 Someone will inevitably tell

The people who count the votes decide everything." I'm skeptical that Stalin would have been to blatant as to have actually said that. ANY error needs to be accounted for and corrected - or I live in a country where I cannot trust the voting process. Sean Greene, research director with the nonpartisan Election Reform Information Project, said that while the glitch appeared minor "that could change if more of these stories start coming out." In one Is that correct?

welcome to bizarro world. do the math. At 10 p.m., she called the county elections department and learned that Al Gore was leading George W. Check This Out THIS is why paper trails should have been mandatory to even CONSIDER using machines.

In the Ohio precinct in question, the votes are recorded onto a cartridge. While there are still many security issues in the mere paper ballot and pen, those are more likely to be address with the help of -mere mortal human beings- that don't Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. 2014, TribeTech AB. The article states that until this is reported to the secretary of state - the adjustment (correction) will not be made, and presumably the explanation will not be known until that

All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works. That's saying a lot if you've ever had the unfortunate luck of having to glance at my ass. Voter fraud should have the death penalty.