Re: Vote results by precincts

From: Bev Harris <bev_at_blackboxvoting_dot_org>
Date: Wed Nov 12 2008 - 15:28:26 CST

> No, I do not know if they have obtained a high speed central scanner.

They did not. The unnecessary shift to central count functioned to eliminate the
check and balance of the voting machine results tapes.

> instead if 'scanner' which leads me to believe that they may have just lined
> up most of their old optical scan machines in a back room somewhere (the ROV
> is part of a large County office/construction/warehouse complex) and started
> sending ballots through them via some sort of bucket brigade approach.

Correct. With the added feature that they stated, before the elections, that
while California requires posting a public copy of the tape at the polling
place, if they simply move the scanner to a central location, their claim is
that the public copy need not be produced.

And so they didn't.

Bev Harris
Founder - Black Box Voting
http://www.blackboxvoting.org

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