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Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

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Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

Postby missmadtown » Wed Oct 17, 2012 5:37 pm

Posted in Occupy Rigged Elections on facebook today:

A reliable governmental source just informed me of the following: During Dane County's August 14th election, a handful of the optical ballot scanners "malfunctioned" by exhibiting the known "software bug" that causes them to count the correct number of votes, but assign them to the wrong candidate.

When staff checked against the paper ballots, all of the "misassigned" votes had gone to Republican candidates. Dane County Clerk Karen Peters then sent the "defective" machines back to the manufacturer.

It's been confirmed that at least a couple ballot scanners were sent back to Command Central, and all the remaining machines in Madison, though not Dane County, were tested with 1,000 ballots.
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Re: Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

Postby Stu Levitan » Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:29 pm

Why would a "reliable government source" limit distribution of this bombshell to an pseudonymous poster in a minor chatroom? Seems like the kind of news that would make big headlines. And why would the Democratic County Clerk cover this up?
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Re: Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

Postby missmadtown » Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:49 pm

You ask good questions. However, the clerk or someone in her office confirmed 2 opscans were sent back to Command Central, and all the remaining machines in Madison, though not Dane County, were tested with 1,000 ballots

Something else that is odd, is that this was a primary, so all races were single party. How did the machines flip the votes to GOP? And what caused the clerks to inspect the paper ballots? Those arent usually inspected unless there is a recount.
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Re: Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

Postby Stu Levitan » Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:32 am

Another question-- why should we believe someone who conceals her/his identity, and won't reveal the identity of their source? As a hearing examiner, double-hearsay is not something I would rely on .
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Re: Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

Postby missmadtown » Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:55 am

What part of this isn't clear to you?: The clerk or someone in her office confirmed 2 opscans were sent back to Command Central, and all the remaining machines in Madison, though not Dane County, were tested with 1,000 ballots

That isnt hearsay, double or otherwise. This was in response to an inquiry into the issue in the OP.
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Re: Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

Postby Stu Levitan » Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:13 am

You are asserting something as true without providing (a) your identity, (b) the identity of your source, or (c) any evidence. Sounds like hearsay to me. Has the Dane County Clerk made a public statement on this? A link would be helpful. Thanks.
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Re: Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

Postby Bland » Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:29 am

Stu Levitan wrote:You are asserting something as true without providing... the identity of your source.
C'mon Stu, she totally identified the source: A Facebook page.
And as if that's not good enough all by itself, that Facebook page heard it from a "reliable government source" who got their info straight from the clerk herself.... or maybe somebody else in the clerk's office....hard to say exactly.....they all look the same over there, dont ya think?
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Re: Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

Postby Stebben84 » Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:32 am

missmadtown wrote:What part of this isn't clear to you?


Let me put it this way. Someone posted on my facebook page that a green owl hacked into the clerks office computer and named Woodsy as the new Secretary of State. Trust me, it's on my facebook page. :roll:
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Re: Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

Postby missmadtown » Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:47 am

Wouldn't be too hard to call the clerks office if you really want the truth, but don't trouble yourselves. You'll be hearing more about it soon enough from other "trustworthy" sources.
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Re: Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

Postby Henry Vilas » Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:50 am

missmadtown wrote:Wouldn't be too hard to call the clerks office yourselves but don't trouble yourselves.

Then why don't you do so?
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Re: Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

Postby Bland » Thu Oct 18, 2012 12:23 pm

It gets better.
I checked out the Occupy Rigged Elections Facebook page and discovered that the OP left out TWO MORE people in this seemingly endless string of hearsay.
Marian M. Moonhouse was responsible for posting the info in the OP to Occupy Rigged Elections, but Marian merely copied and pasted it from the page of Rowan Viva who followed up her original post with this nugget
Rowan Viva wrote:What prompted a test of every voting machine in Madison after the August 14th election? Why were machines sent back as defective before the test was complete? Why weren't the machines in the rest of Dane County tested? Why wasn't the public notified? Are these machines counting our damn votes or not?!?
Enquiring minds of WI want to know :)

Sounds like the "original" source of this claim doesn't know any confirmed or reliable facts either. But any source which uses an emoticon can't be wrong, right?
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Re: Election fraud via opscans in Madison, Aug 14

Postby Stu Levitan » Thu Oct 18, 2012 12:34 pm

missmadtown wrote:Wouldn't be too hard to call the clerks office if you really want the truth, but don't trouble yourselves. You'll be hearing more about it soon enough from other "trustworthy" sources.


Have sent Karen Peters an email. Will let you know of response.
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