Skip to comments.Machine Problems Frustrate Early Voters [touchscreens switching McCain votes to Obama]
Posted on 10/29/2008 4:01:08 PM PDT by OldGuard1
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The school that I teach in is a polling station. State law says that you cannot wear political articles of clothing or buttons or do any electioneering of any kind within several hundred feet of the door. I guess I will be wearing red that day too to try to send my own subliminal messages. Not that it matters, McCain wins Texas easily!
>I’m just not getting all this “early voting.”
It’s to foil poll watchers.
In Indiana they still have the old machines where you have to go in and pull an actual lever. What’s wrong with that?
You are witnessing America descending into a third world country right before our eyes. It is a product of thiry years of inferior public education, mindless sit-coms and reality TV, and a party-controlled news media. After Tuesday nothing will stop the slide.
I am 100% in favor of purple finger voting!!!
I’m with you.
I believe there has been a judicial ruling that this “electioneering” thing only applies to individuals working the polls and not the voter. Voters (supposedly) are not to be barred from voting because they are wearing a campaign button, t-shirt, hat, etc. (as they have in the past). One can only presume that this does not allow individuals to just hang about the polling places with placards and campaign signs, however.
In Oklahoma no electioneering material inside the 300 foot limit. Wearing a shirt for a candidate has to be turned inside out.
Thought it was federal law the way it came out to us.
This sounds to me like a lot people who can't touch the right spot.
They can be 'pre-loaded' or modified with a file to give the advantage to a desired person.
For purple fingers to work we have to get rid of early voting and make the bar to absentee voting much higher. Otherwise Rats will just revote somewhere as fast as the purple wears off.
Touchscreens do this all the time on ATM Machines and other applications. They are completely unnacceptable for voting.
I think we will have elections. After all, Carter certified Hugo's election ...
I agree with every word of your post. This early voting is for the birds, it only gives an opportunity for mischief. If you can't make it to the polls on election day, vote absentee. PERIOD.
Wasn’t this idea floated on the simpsons halloween special? (With the opposite result of course)
Strange, read on DU how they said votes for obamination were going to be switched to McCain and to watch out for it. Interesting. Last year I got to punch chads.
There you go ... you just have to be smarter than what you're working with.
I'm thinking that if the machines cause any confusion it will be to the detriment of Lbama's® voters, not people with actual working brains.
Watch The Real Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson At Texas A&M Speak Instead of Obama......
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