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ACLU Challenges New Ohio Voting System
« on: January 17, 2008, 03:13:30 PM »
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CLEVELAND (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union sued the state and its largest county Thursday to block the county from switching to a paper voting system in time for the March 4 presidential primary.

The ACLU claims the system to be put in place in Cuyahoga County violates voters' constitutional rights because it doesn't allow them to correct ballot errors.

With more than 1 million registered voters, Cuyahoga County plans to send paper ballots filled out by voters to a central location - the Board of Election's warehouse near downtown Cleveland - to be scanned and counted.

Such an optical-scan system with centralized vote tabulation does not give voters notice of ballot errors and an opportunity to correct mistakes that could invalidate votes, the ACLU alleges in the federal lawsuit.

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Re: ACLU Challenges New Ohio Voting System
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2008, 03:18:13 PM »
So, they want people to be able to have sex in the poll booth?
If you want to worship an orange pile of garbage with a reckless disregard for everything, get on down to Arbys & try our loaded curly fries.

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Re: ACLU Challenges New Ohio Voting System
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2008, 03:22:04 PM »
So, they want people to be able to have sex in the poll booth?


It is private. Where's the problem?  :-)



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Re: ACLU Challenges New Ohio Voting System
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2008, 05:13:35 PM »
So, they want people to be able to have sex in the poll booth?


It is private. Where's the problem?  :-)

That curtain only goes down to your waist.  It's about as private as a hospital gown.   :tongue:
If you want to worship an orange pile of garbage with a reckless disregard for everything, get on down to Arbys & try our loaded curly fries.

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Re: ACLU Challenges New Ohio Voting System
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2008, 06:22:02 PM »
So, they want people to be able to have sex in the poll booth?


It is private. Where's the problem?  :-)

That curtain only goes down to your waist.  It's about as private as a hospital gown.   :tongue:

Y'all have curtains?  We got schooldesks with those "science fair project" walls on them!!!

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Re: ACLU Challenges New Ohio Voting System
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2008, 02:57:14 PM »
So, they want people to be able to have sex in the poll booth?


It is private. Where's the problem?  :-)

That curtain only goes down to your waist.  It's about as private as a hospital gown.   :tongue:

Y'all have curtains?  We got schooldesks with those "science fair project" walls on them!!!


we have the ricketiest plastic table tops with four spindly legs youve ever seen. you almost dont want to write too hard, for fear the whole thing will fall down.

they have three walls on them as well... it is private, but .. shaky..  :-)