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Potential voter fraud underway?


SKELLY

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Just seen this on reddit

[video=youtube;QdpGd74DrBM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdpGd74DrBM[/video]


I'm the guy who shot the video, hopefully this doesn't get burried. You guys have questions, I have answers.

My wife and I went to the voting booths this morning before work. There were 4 older ladies running the show and 3 voting booths that are similar to a science fair project in how they fold up. They had an oval VOTE logo on top center and a cartridge slot on the left that the volunteers used to start your ballot.
I initially selected Obama but Romney was highlighted. I assumed it was being picky so I deselected Romney and tried Obama again, this time more carefully, and still got Romney. Being a software developer, I immediately went into troubleshoot mode. I first thought the calibration was off and tried selecting Jill Stein to actually highlight Obama. Nope. Jill Stein was selected just fine. Next I deselected her and started at the top of Romney's name and started tapping very closely together to find the 'active areas'. From the top of Romney's button down to the bottom of the black checkbox beside Obama's name was all active for Romney. From the bottom of that same checkbox to the bottom of the Obama button (basically a small white sliver) is what let me choose Obama. Stein's button was fine. All other buttons worked fine.
I asked the voters on either side of me if they had any problems and they reported they did not. I then called over a volunteer to have a look at it. She him hawed for a bit then calmly said "It's nothing to worry about, everything will be OK." and went back to what she was doing. I then recorded this video.
EDIT: There is a lot of speculation that the footage is edited. I'm not a video guy, but if it's possible to prove whether a video has been altered or not, I will GLADLY provide the raw footage to anyone who is willing to do so. The jumping frames are a result of the ************************ty camera app on my Android phone, nothing more.
EDIT2: I have been contacted by NBC Universal and BBC News.
EDIT3: A lot of news agencies are now messaging me here. Please email centralpavote@gmail.com instead.
EDIT4: This has blown up and I'm being bombarded by the media. I'm taking the second half of the day off and will be home in about 1 hour to start responding to the media.
Thank god Cullen and Dempsey didnt get away with these machines!
 

eoghanacht

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The home of Freedom and Democracy.....
 

ManOfReason

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Because they could not be a fake. Nobody could ever make a fake video like that. It would take hours of work. A lame attempt to make un-enthusatic Dem voters get full of moral indignation so they will get off their asses and vote.
 

drummed

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Considering they spend so much time and effort bringing democracy to the world you'd think they'd try Florida sometime?
 

Ludwig

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Are U.S. news channels covering this?
Is it widespread, does anyone know?
We had a narrow escape on that one ourselves.
 

Dame_Enda

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The machine in the OP has been removed according to MSNBC. I'm a bit more worried about OH where mysterious new software has been installed by ES+S (the company involved in the possibly rigged election of Chuck Hagel in Nebraska in the 1990s when he had part ownership of it) on the tabulation computers that do the actual count. The Green party is challenging the installation but the Bush appointed Judge Frost has delayed ruling until after the polls open. The fix is in.
 

shiel

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Non verifiable e-voting was tried on here. But for some brave academics it would be in operation here.

It is a lethal threat to the democratic process with a small number of people in control and no way of verifying if the votes counted are the votes cast.

Bush junior was elected a second time by such means.
 

emulator

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Thank god Cullen and Dempsey didnt get away with these machines!
That was close alright. This was probably the very reason they wanted that system in the first place. We would be naive to think there doesn't be shenanigans going on here too.... wasn't there a case of ballot boxes being delivered to homes instead of the polling stations some time ago ?
 

Dame_Enda

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Election worker in Oregon today sacked for altering two ballots to straight GOP ticket.
An election worker in Oregon is facing a criminal investigation for allegedly altering multiple ballots to benefit Republican candidates.

RELATED: PA voting machine ‘taken out of service’ for flipping votes to Romney

In a press release on Monday, Clackamas County spokesperson Tim Heider said that 55-year-old Deanna Swenson had been “relieved of duty immediately after the alleged ballot tampering was discovered.”

Swenson, who was registered as a Republican, was accused of filling in a Republican straight ticket on ballots where voters did not specify a choice.

Contacted by Willamette Week, Swenson tearfully insisted that it was “only the two” ballots that had been altered....
Only two? That makes it alright then! :)
 

Dame_Enda

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Does any of this get much coverage on the US networks?
I have CNN Europe so I only see some of their coverage but I have been online all day today so I don't know. Fox ignores voter suppression in favour of GOP talking-points of fraudulent voting by Dem-leaners.
 

lying eyes

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Just seen this on reddit

[video=youtube;QdpGd74DrBM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdpGd74DrBM[/video]




Thank god Cullen and Dempsey didnt get away with these machines!
Well the only good thing is that all three are on the SCRAP HEAP.......
 

SPN

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Thank god Cullen and Dempsey didnt get away with these machines!
And Billy Kelleher!

Without Billy Kelleher pulling a scam at the Joint Oireachtas Committee Cullen would have found it very difficult to place the order.

He was deeply involved in that racket, which saw someone trouser close to €20 million in excess profit.
 
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