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TwisterF5 Italian Since: 18.2.04 From: The Houston 'burbs Since last post: 597 days Last activity: 121 days # 21 Posted on 5.11.08 0413.48 | Instant Rating: 1.12 The electronic "wheel" (austinchronicle.com) I'm square (6'7 X 6'7).
Shem the Penman Toulouse Since: 16.1.02 From: The Off-Center of the Universe (aka Philadelphia) Since last post: 821 days Last activity: 620 days # 22 Posted on 5.11.08 0628.42 | Instant Rating: 1.00 Originally posted by Spaceman Spiff Electronic. The party candidates are arranged in columns. There's a button to vote straight party, or you can press individual buttons across party lines. A light lights up next to your choices, and you press a button marked "CAST VOTE" to finalize your vote. This. I asked for a paper ballot but was told I couldn't have one. Going to be writing to the Board of Elections. I'm originally from New York, so I do miss those old switch-and-lever voting machines. When it comes to voting, I don't have the same level of trust in electronic. "The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?"
OlFuzzyBastard Knackwurst Since: 28.4.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 32 days Last activity: 7 days
AIM: # 23 Posted on 5.11.08 1006.39 | Instant Rating: 3.65 Exact same thing as the two in the post above me. I think it's a state-wide thing.
kwik Summer sausage Since: 5.9.02 From: Norwich, NY Since last post: 69 days Last activity: 49 days
AIM: # 24 Posted on 5.11.08 1035.00 | Instant Rating: 4.53 New Yorker, still using the circa-1965 switch and lever machines. We had a touch-screen system at our precinct this year, but it was reserved for disabled access. It's sounding like this was the last presidential election for these machines, we may still use them in 2010, but by 2012, there will be a different system.
Matt Tracker Scrapple Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 3 hours Last activity: 3 hours # 25 Posted on 5.11.08 1050.07 | Instant Rating: 7.40 Touch-screen with a handy paper print-out that scrolls by on the left of the screen so you can verify your vote. "To be the man, you gotta beat demands." -- The Lovely Mrs. Tracker
Mr Heel II Lap cheong Since: 25.2.02 Since last post: 11 days Last activity: 4 days # 26 Posted on 5.11.08 1243.56 | Instant Rating: 3.09 Fill in the oval.
Corajudo Frankfurter Since: 7.11.02 From: Dallas, TX Since last post: 664 days Last activity: 167 days # 27 Posted on 6.11.08 0752.24 | Instant Rating: 7.73 Ditto.
spf Scrapple Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 183 days Last activity: 8 days
AIM: # 28 Posted on 6.11.08 1054.24 | Instant Rating: 5.16 Originally posted by Matt Tracker Touch-screen with a handy paper print-out that scrolls by on the left of the screen so you can verify your vote. Same here. 2007 W-League Fantasy Football champion!
Packman V2 Bratwurst Since: 16.3.04 From: Albuquerque, NM Since last post: 24 days Last activity: 7 hours
Y!: # 29 Posted on 6.11.08 1329.27 | Instant Rating: 6.48 Scantron here...we used to have the electronic light comes on by your candidate of choice, but they went back to the Scantron ballots after 2000.
britishiles Head cheese Since: 22.7.05 From: Tulsa, OK Since last post: 584 days Last activity: 554 days # 30 Posted on 6.11.08 1337.21 | Instant Rating: 7.00 In Oklahoma we get two feathers. One black and one white. We one of them in a box. Just kidding. Paper ballot, complete the arrow with a marker. www.oklafan.com "Now if you'll excuse me, I'm gonna go backstage. I'm proud of myself, I just beat Brad Armstrong!" - Arn Anderson on WCW Saturday Night in 1992, in the classiest display I've ever seen of someone putting over an underrated mid-carder that everyone in the locker room knew deserved better than the push he got.
drjayphd Scrapple Moderator Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 15 hours # 31 Posted on 7.11.08 1153.05 | Instant Rating: 7.54
You wanted the best, you got... Out of Context Quote of the Week.
"Two men enter. One man leaves...with groceries." (
SchippeWreck) Scantron here too. The world's shortest standardized test, as there were just five offices and two ballot questions (no to 1, yes to 2).
The Goon Boudin blanc Moderator Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 2 days # 32 Posted on 8.11.08 2120.42 | Instant Rating: 7.98 Here in Canada, it's standardized across the country. Everybody gets a pencil and a ballot that looks like this: Mark your X and away you go.
Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 11 days Last activity: 5 days # 33 Posted on 6.11.12 0824.48 | Instant Rating: 9.55 Once more, voted by mail. Oregon does this the right way. Sign up for Folding@Home and join our team. PM me for details. Ignorance is bliss for you, hell for me.
Java Goetta Since: 2.1.02 From: Chandler, AZ Since last post: 34 days Last activity: 5 hours # 34 Posted on 6.11.12 0825.54 Voted by mail on early ballot.
Deacon Jim Chipolata Since: 11.12.03 From: Dallas, TX Since last post: 1271 days Last activity: 3 hours
Y!: # 35 Posted on 6.11.12 0845.21 Voted early using paperless touch screen device.
samoflange Lap cheong Since: 22.2.04 From: Cambridge, MA Since last post: 929 days Last activity: 921 days # 36 Posted on 6.11.12 0855.38 | Instant Rating: 5.35 I voted with a regular old voting machine. Love those curtains.
Mr. Boffo Scrapple Since: 24.3.02 From: Oshkosh, WI Since last post: 1009 days Last activity: 970 days # 37 Posted on 6.11.12 0907.00 | Instant Rating: 8.21 Optical Scan Paper Ballot again.
Mr Heel II Lap cheong Since: 25.2.02 Since last post: 11 days Last activity: 4 days # 38 Posted on 6.11.12 0952.54 | Instant Rating: 3.85 Oval optical scan.
Mike Zeidler Pepperoni Since: 27.6.02 Since last post: 629 days Last activity: 114 days # 39 Posted on 6.11.12 1057.25 | Instant Rating: 2.79 Scantron, about a month ago. "Tattoos are the mullets of the aughts." - Mike Naimark
"Don't stop after beating the swords into ploughshares, don't stop! Go on beating and make musical instruments out of them. Whoever wants to make war again will have to turn them into ploughshares first" - Yehuda Amichai
cranlsn Toulouse Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 102 days Last activity: 9 hours # 40 Posted on 6.11.12 1101.31 | Instant Rating: 4.00 We're still using the "complete the arrow" optical scan. My wife and I voted early last week Wednesday to avoid the madness today. Pages: Prev 1 2 3 Next
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