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Actual Voter Fraud Exposed

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Re: Actual Voter Fraud Exposed

Postby nutria » Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:24 pm

It should be noted that
1. Ned hasn't made a comment about the actual election fraud detailed in the thread's opening post.
2. The link he provided (from Fox News, of course), explicitly does NOT detail any actual election fraud.

What the hell, I'll try: Ned -- are you OK with an official voting booth not allowing a valid voter to pick the candidate of his or her choice?
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Re: Actual Voter Fraud Exposed

Postby Mean Scenester » Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:52 pm

Didn't see it in the article, but I suppose it's too much to ask that this particular machine leaves any sort of verifiable paper trail for purposes of accountability and accuracy, huh?

Jesus Christ. I have a phone in my pocket with a screen a fraction of that size that cost a helluva lot less (at no cost to the taxpayer, mind you) that I can fuckin' type with. But here we have some re-purposed Olive Garden ordering system that's switching votes in the most important election in years due to some fucked-up auto-correct algorithm, or so we're supposed to believe? Seems to me Google is missing a revenue stream opportunity here.

Um ... can I just have a pencil and some paper please?

Check the late-breaking update at the bottom of the page. The machine is back in service after having been "recalibrated." Well, color me relieved!
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Re: Actual Voter Fraud Exposed

Postby O.J. » Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:54 pm

Swenson, who was registered as a Republican, was accused of filling in a Republican straight ticket on ballots where voters did not specify a choice.

Contacted by Willamette Week, Swenson tearfully insisted that it was “only the two” ballots that had been altered.

Raw Story (http://s.tt/1sglR)


Anyone besides Ned that thinks it was "only the two" ballots?
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Re: Actual Voter Fraud Exposed

Postby ilikebeans » Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:48 pm

Mean Scenester wrote:Check the late-breaking update at the bottom of the page. The machine is back in service after having been "recalibrated." Well, color me relieved!

I am leaning toward believing this; as in, the touch screen actually was recalibrated so that the area the finger touches corresponds correctly with the options displayed.

If it really were an attempt at subterfuge, it makes no sense for the software to visually show the vote being recorded wrong-- too easy to catch, as we see here. Show the voter the choices they made, and just change them in the database.
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Re: Actual Voter Fraud Exposed

Postby minicat » Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:18 pm

ilikebeans wrote:
Mean Scenester wrote:Check the late-breaking update at the bottom of the page. The machine is back in service after having been "recalibrated." Well, color me relieved!

I am leaning toward believing this; as in, the touch screen actually was recalibrated so that the area the finger touches corresponds correctly with the options displayed.

If it really were an attempt at subterfuge, it makes no sense for the software to visually show the vote being recorded wrong-- too easy to catch, as we see here. Show the voter the choices they made, and just change them in the database.


Exactly... they just accidentally programmed that one machine to show what it was really recording. Whoops. I'm sure those others will all just record those incorrect Romney votes and nobody will know the difference. NOTHING TO SEE HERE FOLKS, KEEP MOVIN ALONG
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Re: Actual Voter Fraud Exposed

Postby Stebben84 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:49 am

A Nevada Republican arrested for voter fraud in the 2012 election, after claiming she was trying to test the system's integrity, pled guilty and accepted a plea deal Thursday, forcing her to pay almost $2,500 and promise to stay out of trouble.

Roxanne Rubin, 56, a casino worker on the Las Vegas Strip, was arrested on Nov. 3, 2012 after trying to vote twice, once at her poling site in Henderson and then at a second site in Las Vegas. The poll workers at the second site said that she had already voted, but Rubin said that she hadn't and insisted on casting a ballot, which the poll workers refused to allow her to do.


This just made my day. She was trying to prove how easy it was to vote twice. She couldn't and was then charged with voter fraud. Apparently the Sec. of State was none to pleased because she has gone and proved that voter fraud isn't a problem without an id. Sometimes it's best to sit back and let the dipshits do the work for us.
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Re: Actual Voter Fraud Exposed

Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:20 pm

Link for above quote.
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Re: Actual Voter Fraud Exposed

Postby Stebben84 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:27 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:Link for above quote.


Thanks Henry, I missed that one.
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Re: Actual Voter Fraud Exposed

Postby Francis Di Domizio » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:45 pm

She tried to vote twice, in early voting...

That's a fairly high level of stupidity even if she was just trying to prove a point.

Now had she attempted to vote the second time as someone else, she might have made a point (though only that it was possible, not that it was actually happening). As far as I'm aware the point of requiring ID's was to prevent someone from voting as a different person. Attempting to vote twice as herself just proves she's an idiot.

As it appears are the individuals involved in the two cases being investigated in Milwaukee. Voter ID really isn't necessary to prevent people voting as themselves twice.
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