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November 2, 2012
Can Democrat-leaning Voting Machines Win Election for Obama?
Imagine you go to the polls and choose Mitt Romney on an electronic machine, but your vote comes up 'Barack Obama.' So you re-enter your choice, but the president's name still stubbornly appears. Then a third try. Ditto. Innocent malfunction... or something else? Whatever the case, this has already happened to voters in states such as Nevada, Ohio, Kansas, North Carolina, Missouri, and Colorado -- four of which are swing states. This hasn't escaped the notice of the Republican National Committee, which has just sent a letter outlining its concerns to the secretaries of state of the aforementioned. The RNC's chief counsel, John Phillipe, wrote that he understands how "the causes of this problem are varied, and include miscalibration and hyper-sensitivity of the machines," verbiage diplomatic enough to avoid being branded a (paranoid) life-form from another "inhabited planet," as a complaint-barraged and incredulous North Carolina elections official put it. As for where this puts...(Read Full Post)