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merlin180 at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 5 12:58:01 EDT 2008
>> It appeared to me, since you were responding to a specific call
>> to make sure your North Carolina registration was current, that you were
>> specifically talking about election fraud in North Carolina.
oh, not my intention but I see what you mean - No, just a general comment
since federal election 'issues' in any state can potentially have a direct
impact in the other states.
I keep forgetting that IIRC the presidential election is not a direct vote,
but a state level vote to suggest how the state, in the form of the
electoral college electors, should vote.
>>> as an election judge in the state of NC (specifically Durham county for
Another of your many talents I wasn't aware of :)
>>> So, as you can hopefully see, local election officials work very hard to
>>> sure elections are done so that everyone's vote counts.
I'm sure they do - it wasn't my intention to suggest otherwise
>> > I have not seen the HBO special
I found it interesting from the technical perspective as well as seeing what
issues might arise even if the specifics don't apply in NC
>>> If you're really paranoid,
I call it "healthy concern" :)
From: "Tanner Lovelace" <clubjuggler at gmail.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 11:03 AM
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Subject: Re: [internetworkers] Are You Registered To Vote
AtYourCurrentAddress? Register Online!
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 10:22 AM, S B <merlin180 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Tanner,
>>>>> Would you care to expound on your statement, please?
>> Sure - it's referring to the disturbing issues referenced in my earlier
>>>>> Sat Jul 19 13:24:26 EDT 2008
>>>>> Hi All,
>>>>> I finally got around to watching this documentary that was aired on
>>>>> in May:
>>>>> I'd thought there would have been be a big fuss? Did I miss
>>>>> I'm not sure I like your insinuation
>> Neither do I , however when I made the above post I hoped for some sort
>> rational explanation......
> Hi Simon,
> My bad, I did not realize you were talking about what you had referenced
> before. It appeared to me, since you were responding to a specific call
> to make sure your North Carolina registration was current, that you were
> specifically talking about election fraud in North Carolina. And, as
> an election
> judge in the state of NC (specifically Durham county for me), one of my
> jobs is to make sure as much as I can that such fraud does not take place
> on the day of the election.
> I have not seen the HBO special and so cannot comment on it. I can,
> mention that at least in Durham county such wholesale fraud would be
> We use optically scanned ballots which provide a concrete record of the
> intention. Also, to guard against hacks on the vote counting machines
> a random hand recount of randomly chosen districts is performed several
> after the election.
> So, as you can hopefully see, local election officials work very hard to
> sure elections are done so that everyone's vote counts. If you're
> really paranoid,
> though, I'd strongly suggest that you volunteer as an election
> official with your
> local board of elections. They're expecting record turnouts for the
> election this
> November and will need as many people as they can get. Training for
> county will begin in October and election officials do get paid. If
> anyone would
> like more information about that, I'd be happy to answer questions but
> your best
> bet is to find your local board of elections web page which will give
> you all the
> information you need.
> Tanner Lovelace
> Tanner Lovelace
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