We've detected that you're using an ad content blocking browser plug-in or feature. Ads provide a critical source of revenue to the continued operation of Silicon Investor.  We ask that you disable ad blocking while on Silicon Investor in the best interests of our community.  If you are not using an ad blocker but are still receiving this message, make sure your browser's tracking protection is set to the 'standard' level.
Strategies & Market Trends : Voting Machine Companies -- Ignore unavailable to you. Want to Upgrade?

To: levy who wrote (28)11/16/2000 10:23:26 PM
From: TheLineMan  Respond to of 69
here's some research from AT&T:

"In addition, if voters are not careful, paper bits called ``chad'' can remain attached to the back of the punch card and work their way back into the holes that were punched. In 1987 it was found that ballots cast in predominantly black wards in the city of St. Louis were more than three times as likely to be improperly punched -- and therefore not counted -- as those cast in predominantly white wards. A federal judge subsequently ruled that the punch card system ``denies blacks an equal opportunity with whites to participate in the political process.'' The judge ordered the city to increase voter education in black wards and count improperly marked ballots by hand

To: levy who wrote (28)11/16/2000 10:42:00 PM
From: NotNeiderhoffer  Read Replies (2) | Respond to of 69

You know if you Floridians don't get this handcounting crap settled soon I am coming down to get a handjob from each and everyone of you. After all, you have been jerking us off for over a week now, you must be getting good at it right?

surf around this site for a moment and you will find something of interest.