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Barber/McSally: Pima recount complete

Pima County completed a hand count of selected precincts Monday, which "exactly" matched the electronic recount finished last week, officials said. The state has a deadline of 5 p.m. Tuesday to deliver the tally in the race between Ron Barber and Martha McSally to a judge.... Read more»

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10 comments
Dec 15, 2014, 9:52 pm
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(1)  No matter the out come of the CD-2 recount which
will be completed by Tuesday or Wednesday….we
must ask the question: “...did the state and counties
use the proper machines/software/programs
designated by AZ election/recount laws?

(2)  The machine counting is done in the blind.
Workers, officials can not affirm the count reported out
by the machines is in fact the true vote/intent of each
voter.  Hence the certainty of the machine counting
process is very low to nil.

(3)  Some officials will treat you with little regards and
will try to sell them that the 5% sample hand count
gives some degree off confidence that we shall accept
the machine counts.  Fact is that the stingy 5% or less
sample size is equivalent buying a used car
from a dealer, where he limits you to merely a walk
around car of interest, then he takes you into the
office and starts dickering the price and will NOT
allow you to test drive or inspect the car.  YOU WILL
NOT BUY THE CAR.  But, the state is forcing you to
accept the election process as true/pure…!!!??? 

The above three facts is an example of the state
ignoring every voters “Full Voting Rights”.

Thanks and Good Luck,
Frank Henry
Full Voting Rights Advocate
Cottonwood, Arizona
Tel:  928-649-0249
e-mail:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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10 comments
Dec 15, 2014, 10:00 pm
-4 +2

(1)  No matter the outcome of the CD-2 recount which
will be completed by Tuesday or Wednesday….we
must ask the question: “...did the state and counties
use the proper machines/software/programs
designated by AZ election/recount laws?

(2)  The machine counting is done in the blind.
Workers, officials can not affirm the count reported out
by the machines is in fact the true vote/intent of each
voter.  Hence the certainty of the machine counting
process is very low to nil.

(3)  Some officials will treat you with little regards and
will try to con you that the 5% sample hand count
gives some degree off confidence that we shall accept
the machine counts.  Fact is that the 5% or less
sample size is equivalent buying a used car
from a dealer, who he limits you to merely a walk
around car of interest, then he takes you into the
office and starts dickering the price and will NOT
allow you to test drive or inspect the car.  YOU WILL
NOT BUY THE CAR.  But, the state is forcing you to
accept the election process as true/pure…!!!??? 

The above three facts is an example of the state
ignoring every voters “Full Voting Rights”.

Thanks and Good Luck,
Frank Henry
Full Voting Rights Advocate
Cottonwood, Arizona
Tel:  928-649-0249
e-mail:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

3
4 comments
Dec 16, 2014, 10:19 am
-2 +4

When are Rep. Barber and Mr. Henry going to stop their war on women?

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1768 comments
Dec 16, 2014, 1:57 pm
-0 +3

FrankHenry wrote:

(2)  The machine counting is done in the blind.
Workers, officials can not affirm the count reported out
by the machines is in fact the true vote/intent of each
voter.  Hence the certainty of the machine counting
process is very low to nil.

This is where you lost me. It doesn’t get too much simpler than filling in a bubble. The computer sees which bubble is filled in and which is not. If the voter messes up something as simple as filling in a bubble then he shouldn’t be voting.

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10 comments
Dec 16, 2014, 4:13 pm
-0 +1

@Bret Linden

Bret your comment is partially on the money…yes the
voter fill in oval of choice…yes the machine ‘should’
detect and record the filled in oval.  But here in Arizona
approx two counties had to dump and replace their
voting machines because they no longer could be used
because their ‘detect and record functions stopped
being reliable.

Bret one can hope that every voter will do their best
properly mark their ballot….but like you they are
human and are not perfect…this is the reason that
voters have a “FULL Voting Right” for a triple
count of their ballot. (1) election night closing count
by hand or machine, (2) a 100% verify hand count of
all ballots immediately after the closing count.  (3) And
for requested (by voter) recount by hand or machine
followed by 100% verify hand count of recount race.

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10 comments
Dec 16, 2014, 4:21 pm
-0 +0

@rhgrundy

rhgrundy, my remarks were centered around the
“FULL Voting Rights” for all voters regardless of their
personal or political persuasions.  These Rights are
not anti-women voter…but are pro-all voter rights.

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