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Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]



On Thursday 01 June 2006 06:29, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> hendrik@topoi.pooq.com wrote:
> >>    Come off it, Paul.  Even under the conditions that Gore's team asked
> >> for on the recounts Bush won.  In fact only under one recout, one Gore's
> >> team *DIDN'T* ask for did Gore squeak by on a narrower margin than any
> >> of the other recounts.
> >
> > The only count in which all the ballots were counted.
>
> Yeah, after they had excluded many (nearly all?) legitimate absentee
> ballots.

That's typical in elections except ties, and not surprising nobody bothered or 
wanted to check for absentee ballots.  This is one of the two problems Oregon 
eliminated by going to vote by mail.

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Paul Johnson
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