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From: "Harvey Newstrom" <mail@HarveyNewstrom.com>
>>Brian D Williams wrote:
>> I wonder what a Florida absentee ballot is going for on Ebay?
>Another issue that has not hit the national news yet: The
>Republican Party somehow got their own version of absentee ballots
>that are not printed the same way as the standard ones. They lack
>the coded numbers on the bottom that confirm that each absentee
>voter only got one vote. The Republican Party says that they can
>validate their own ballots outside the regular system, but the
>Democrats don't want Republican votes being counted outside
>the regular election process. Look for more legal challenges on
>This election is so close with so many irregularities, that
>neither side is going to agree that the other side one.
Of course selling a vote is against the law, but I was sure someone
would try it.
I detest the electoral system, I'm a firm believer in the popular
vote. The fact that I voted for Bush notwithstanding.
Maybe we'll get lucky and this whole mess will cause the system to
I'd like to see an online process established, I believe I saw that
encryption protocols had already been worked out. (Bruce Schneier's
Got my PGP ready.....
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