Daily Archives: November 7, 2006

A different type of election day question

How accurate are election day results? I’m hoping someone can explain to me how my mother (a registered Republican btw) who lives in Texas and has lived there for the past 3 years is still receiving absentee ballots from the state of California. Had she wanted to, she could have voted in both states. It makes me wonder how many other people this has happened to and how often it happens, not to mention why it happens. It also makes me wonder how many people can cast votes twice in 2 different tates and how many dead people and illegal aliens are voting in this country?

Reports are already pouring in about all the difficulties going on with the election. Florida (imagine that), Indiana, Ohio to name a few states, are having problems with electronic voting equipment. Accusations of voter intimidation in Virginia are being investigated by the FBI.

People aren’t perfect and we all make mistakes. But with something as detrimental as a nationwide election, every state should have a system in place to make sure that the person voting is alive, and living in the state they’re voting in. There is already lots of debate about the authenticity of electronic voting machines. That debate will be ongoing for quite a while.

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