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New York - 60,000 Votes Didn't Count In Last Election

Published on: December 6, 2011 07:11 PM
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New York - A new study finds that up to 60,000 votes cast in New York state elections last year were voided because people unintentionally cast their ballots for more than one candidate.

The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/uh3kps ) says the problem had a big impact on predominantly black and Hispanic neighborhoods. That includes two Bronx districts where 40 percent of the votes for governor were disqualified.

Poor instructions and software used with new electronic voting machines were blamed.

The study was done by the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School.

The state elections board previously agreed to provide clearer voting machine instructions.

One of the study’s authors, Lawrence Norden, says if that can be accomplished by November 2012, “the problem should be greatly alleviated.”

 


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 Dec 06, 2011 at 07:15 PM ComeOn Says:

And yet illegal alien votes and votes by dead people did count?!
If these people who can't even read English, can't fill in a ballot written in 17 different languages then they should go back to their ETHNIC countries and suck those taxpayers dry!

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 Dec 06, 2011 at 08:36 PM Anonymous Says:

The votes of morons who are too stupid to deal with the voting machines didn't get counted due to having more than one candidate specified.

This is a good thing.

(Too bad, Obama supporters - now go schvitz.)

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 Dec 07, 2011 at 08:35 AM Track5 Says:

Reply to #1  
ComeOn Says:

And yet illegal alien votes and votes by dead people did count?!
If these people who can't even read English, can't fill in a ballot written in 17 different languages then they should go back to their ETHNIC countries and suck those taxpayers dry!

Your comment is a little bit racial,and i want to inform u that we Jews are not racist and we're not haters we're lovers.

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