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2012 Voting Machines Altering Votes
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Posted on 11/06/2012 8:35:28 AM PST by Orange1998

"I asked the voters on either side of me if they had any problems and they reported they did not. I then called over a volunteer to have a look at it. She him hawed for a bit then calmly said "It's nothing to worry about, everything will be OK." and went back to what she was doing. I then recorded this video".

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdpGd74DrBM&feature=youtu.be


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: 2012; elections; haha; soros; sourcetitlenoturl; vote
This could have legs since CNN is inquiring on message boards.

Simple Calibration error nothing to see here.

1 posted on 11/06/2012 8:35:35 AM PST by Orange1998
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To: Orange1998

Just what we need...fuel for Obozo to invalidate the election that we would have won fair and square. Maybe this is a Libtard prank or setup. If it’s real, I want those responsible fitted for stripes.


2 posted on 11/06/2012 8:41:13 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Orange1998

Heeeeee Heeeeeeee a Bambi vote turns into Mitt Vote! Wonder what happens when voter pushes the Romney button?


3 posted on 11/06/2012 8:42:05 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Red_Devil 232
Wonder what happens when voter pushes the Romney button?

Ron Paul???

4 posted on 11/06/2012 8:43:42 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: Red_Devil 232
Wonder what happens when voter pushes the Romney button?

You get an electric shock.

5 posted on 11/06/2012 8:44:34 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Orange1998

That may also be a fake. Watch it very, very carefully for little “jumps” indicating edits.

In any case, stuff like this is why I hate touchscreen machines. They used optical scan ballots here (fill in the circle, just like the SAT). Personally I think whatever the automated method, you should get a “receipt,” date/time stamped and with the precinct and number of the machine, with your voting choices on it.

}:-)4


6 posted on 11/06/2012 8:45:56 AM PST by Moose4 (...and walk away.)
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To: Orange1998

That is what it looks like to me. He should try pushing at the bottom of the Obama button or a little lower.


7 posted on 11/06/2012 8:47:08 AM PST by Little Ray (I have VOTED AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Yeah. Funny how the voter didn’t try pushing the, “Romney,” button to show what happens.


8 posted on 11/06/2012 8:47:16 AM PST by RandallFlagg ("Liberalism is about as progressive as CANCER" -Alfonzo Rachel)
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To: Mich Patriot

This is trickery. Probably an 0bama-sponsored ploy to establish cause for a lawsuit. Notice how the field of view of this video is narrowed and cropped. Something fishy here.


9 posted on 11/06/2012 8:48:09 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Orange1998

In Texas, every machine is checked for accuracy before being put into service. We have had two or three machines in early voting that were not working correctly but it was caught before the voter punched the “vote” button and these machines were taken out of service and recalibrated and checked before being put back in service or were left out and not used again in this election.

Machines are just that, machines, and a few can screw up. The faulty ones in Texas were found and removed.

Remember, these machines are not connected to the internet so can’t be hacked.


10 posted on 11/06/2012 8:50:59 AM PST by Marcella (Republican Conservatism is Dead. PREPARE)
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To: Orange1998

I am extremely skeptical of that video.


11 posted on 11/06/2012 8:51:09 AM PST by Tex-Con-Man (Muppet season now open - no bag limit)
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To: Little Ray

Yes, we use touch screens on machines at work and this sort of thing is fairly common.


12 posted on 11/06/2012 8:51:14 AM PST by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: Orange1998
You push "Romney" you get Romney. You push "Obama" you get Romney??

Why is this a problem?

;)

13 posted on 11/06/2012 8:51:48 AM PST by Michael.SF. (Obama Lied, Stevens died.)
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To: Moose4
Personally I think whatever the automated method, you should get a “receipt,” date/time stamped and with the precinct and number of the machine, with your voting choices on it.

Great idea, and Agreed!

14 posted on 11/06/2012 8:52:05 AM PST by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Orange1998

This supposedly shows a touch screen tap for Obama causing the Romney check to light up.

Look at the 3 second mark. The finger jumps — there is a cut of some sort.

It’s probably fake.


15 posted on 11/06/2012 8:56:09 AM PST by ifinnegan
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To: Orange1998

That is a pretty funny video. Sounds like the Black Congressional Caucus needs to hold hearings on this.


16 posted on 11/06/2012 8:59:48 AM PST by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: Orange1998

“everything will be OK”

Mr Fixit will take care of everything.


17 posted on 11/06/2012 9:03:36 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Orange1998

I just voted in Farmers Branch, Texas. Paper ballot, hand marked. No shenanigans whatsoever.

God Bless Texas.


18 posted on 11/06/2012 9:13:36 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Orange1998
I call set up on this, to counter all the claims of other machines in other states, where Romney went to Obama.

There is not supposed to be CAMERAS in the voting areas. So how did this guy get this done? Obvious fake set up.

19 posted on 11/06/2012 9:21:33 AM PST by annieokie
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To: Windflier

Do we have to ask for paper ballots? I early voted and everything appeared to be electronic.


20 posted on 11/06/2012 9:25:24 AM PST by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (Fire the Liar.)
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To: getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL
Do we have to ask for paper ballots? I early voted and everything appeared to be electronic.

I suppose it depends upon the precinct. Mine used electronic voting machines in the primary, but today there were no machines in sight, except for the official drop box, which tallies the votes as the ballots are inserted.

21 posted on 11/06/2012 9:46:49 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Orange1998

There is nothing in the video to show that this is a voting machine, or at a polling place, or occurring today. It could be an image on a computer screen, easily generated, with an animation showing the checkmark appearing as the user is touching the screen on his computer.

That said, the background noise adds some realism.


22 posted on 11/06/2012 9:55:38 AM PST by Atlas Sneezed (Hold My Beer and Watch This!)
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To: Orange1998
geez... who would sabotage a machine like this and make it so obvious as to highlight the selection right in front of your face with a big yellow highlighted box and giant green check mark? I mean, this is right out of a Simpsons episode... this is either edited video or a damaged screen layer. Who wouldn't notice that?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aBaX9GPSaQ

23 posted on 11/06/2012 9:56:03 AM PST by FunkyZero (... I've got a Grand Piano to prop up my mortal remains)
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To: Moose4

Personally I think whatever the automated method, you should get a “receipt,” date/time stamped and with the precinct and number of the machine, with your voting choices on it.


Except that proof of voting means people can be paid for their vote (or threatened for voting the wrong way).


24 posted on 11/06/2012 9:58:12 AM PST by Atlas Sneezed (Hold My Beer and Watch This!)
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To: Beelzebubba

Here is where it’s all happening. Voter is still standing behind his story. His comments are below.

http://www.reddit.com/r/politics/comments/12q6wu/2012_voting_machine_altering_votes/

EDIT: There is a lot of speculation that the footage is edited. I’m not a video guy, but if it’s possible to prove whether a video has been altered or not, I will GLADLY provide the raw footage to anyone who is willing to do so. The jumping frames are a result of the shitty camera app on my Android phone, nothing more.

EDIT2: I have been contacted by NBC Universal and BBC News.

EDIT3: A lot of news agencies are now messaging me here. Please email centralpavote@gmail.com instead.


25 posted on 11/06/2012 10:04:52 AM PST by Orange1998 (DO NOT PRESS CTRL W)
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To: Orange1998

He’s from Salem, MA, so the machines are entirely controlled by Dems, state and local.


26 posted on 11/06/2012 10:20:01 AM PST by mongrel
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To: Moose4
Personally I think whatever the automated method, you should get a “receipt,” date/time stamped and with the precinct and number of the machine, with your voting choices on it.

I understand the sentiment, but this is a bad idea as it facilitates fraud.

Suppose democrat operative Mallory offers Bob a pack of smokes if Bob will vote straight Dem. If the voting machine presents him with a receipt as you said, he could take the receipt out to Mallory, and she could verify that Bob did, in fact vote as instructed. As is, with a secret ballot, Bob can claim he voted Dem, when in fact, he did not. Now, if you were intending that you'd take that receipt and deposit it in a ballot box right there, as a means for providing an audit trail for the electronic votes, I'm all for it.

27 posted on 11/06/2012 10:23:25 AM PST by zeugma (Rid the world of those savages. - Dorothy Woods, widow of a Navy Seal, AMEN!)
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To: mongrel
Chit Storm is happening. The voter is now claiming he has to take the day off, see post below.

EDIT4: This has blown up and I'm being bombarded by the media. I'm taking the second half of the day off and will be home in about 1 hour to start responding to the media.

28 posted on 11/06/2012 10:23:36 AM PST by Orange1998 (Please DO NOT PRESS CTRL W)
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To: mongrel

Says he’s married, but has an okcupid site that says he’s single. He is an IT worker by profession. I’m a little suspicious.


29 posted on 11/06/2012 10:24:00 AM PST by mongrel
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To: mongrel

He is going to respond to media then the fact checking starts. Lets see where this goes.


30 posted on 11/06/2012 10:30:45 AM PST by Orange1998 (Please DO NOT PRESS CTRL W)
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To: Orange1998

Youtube posting has made it to Yahoo front page. Interesting.


31 posted on 11/06/2012 11:42:08 AM PST by Orange1998 (Please DO NOT PRESS CTRL W)
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