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I love how everyone in this thread has posted as if this was done by a political party.

Because republicans are the spawn of satan right?

Political parties suck.. conservative FTW
    
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Originally Posted by Higgins View Post
I love how everyone in this thread has posted as if this was done by a political party.

Because republicans are the spawn of satan right?

Political parties suck.. conservative FTW
*gags*
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post #33 of 56
I worked the polls for an election not too long ago (not primaries). Those machines printed out each vote as it was made. However the "tamper-proof" (masking taped) CF cards were how the votes were counted.

Yes, they can be hacked. However, to make a noticeable difference in an election, a party would have to hire thousands of people to hack thousands of machines, seeing as each machine only gets about 100-200 people and you are only allowed in the voting area if you are registered to vote and haven't voted.
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post #34 of 56
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
I worked the polls for an election not too long ago (not primaries). Those machines printed out each vote as it was made. However the "tamper-proof" (masking taped) CF cards were how the votes were counted.

Yes, they can be hacked. However, to make a noticeable difference in an election, a party would have to hire thousands of people to hack thousands of machines, seeing as each machine only gets about 100-200 people and you are only allowed in the voting area if you are registered to vote and haven't voted.
While I totally agree, I think the problem posed by most skeptics is that electronic voting, as shown in that Rofl-worthy video "lynching by laptop", makes it infinitely easier for any group of people's votes to be discarded.

If each electronic voting unit was a seperate, self-contained unit created by MORE than just 3 companies (free market, oligopoly, etc.) that posted direct results to each district, they could be added up by hand from there on out.
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post #35 of 56
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Originally Posted by Higgins View Post
I love how everyone in this thread has posted as if this was done by a political party.

Because republicans are the spawn of satan right?

Political parties suck.. conservative FTW
Conservatives are whats in the white house now. Of all the republicans, Ron Paul was the only one who used logic at least thats what it seemed like. It would kick ass if the machines were hacked and it said

"ARE YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO US" and then started playing the song.

    
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post #36 of 56
This is why exit polling is important. Even though it's not entirely accurate, if gives you a good idea of who voted for who. So if a majority of people say they voted for B, but A won the election, obviously something is messed up.

I'm less concerned with this as opposed to....must.......resist..................politics. ..............pwnage....
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This is old news! Republicans figured this out in the first Bush election.
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This is old news! Republicans figured this out in the first Bush election.
ROFL!
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Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
This is old news! Republicans figured this out in the first Bush election.
Win.
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This is why exit polling is important. Even though it's not entirely accurate, if gives you a good idea of who voted for who. So if a majority of people say they voted for B, but A won the election, obviously something is messed up.

I'm less concerned with this as opposed to....must.......resist..................politics. ..............pwnage....
Unless those polls are also fixed.
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