posted on Mar, 3 2004 @ 09:59 AM
"What do I do if it says it is rebooting?" Head judge Marie turned white, and Joy's mouth dropped. My heart started to beat quickly, when he
laughed and said "just kidding." There was about a two second pause of silence followed by roaring laughter from everyone.
If this happened, would all the votes been lost?
I continue to believe that the Diebold voting machines represent a huge threat to our democracy. I fundamentally believe that we have thrown our trust
in the outcome of our elections in the hands of a handful of companies (Diebold, Sequoia, ES&S) who are in a position to control the final outcomes of
our elections. I also believe that the outcomes can be changed without any knowledge by election judges or anyone else. Furthermore, meaningful
recounts are impossible with these machines.
I wonder how many feel this same way. Should we find another way? Another lost election for the people?