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I am a simple country boy transplanted from the Piehl Township in northern Wisconsin to the Milwaukee metropolitan area who came down "sout" in 1980 for college and have stayed in the area since.
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Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Washington County canvass may not be done

For those of you who think I only pick on the City and county of Milwaukee, here is the ongoing story of the mid-Moraine judicial race.

The same things in this race. Bags of ballots were not secured as required by law. Germantown district #1 had a legally faulty canvass which could have affected the margin by up to 3 votes.


Anonymous steveegg said...

The phrase "criminal incompetence" comes to mind. Say, Wendy at B&S has an interesting story about the community that didn't hold its election.

Tue Apr 19, 07:03:00 PM CDT  
Blogger John Washburn said...

What is really bugging me now that I am digging into it is the phrase: "...except for those from the city of Hartford, where voters still push a lever to select a candidate and a machine tallies the votes."

WI state statute 5.91(18) clearly states no voting machine can be certified if it does not produce a piece of paper. Chapter 5.91 sets the minimum standards for certification of ballots and machines used in Wisconsin.

How the F**k is this piece of uncertified equipment still in use.

This is the WI State Election Board and Kevin Kennedy asleep at the switch.

Wed Apr 20, 04:28:00 PM CDT  

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