Douglas Triggs (doubt72) wrote,
Douglas Triggs

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Duh, That Was Obvious

Why Denver is having computer problems (not with the booths, but with the voter verification) -- because in Denver County, you can vote at any polling locations, so they have to look you up. In Jefferson County (where I live), you have to vote at your precinct, so they have hard-copy lists to look you up on.

I kinda knew that, but didn't put two and two together. All is explained.

Given that the county controls the process, I think the blame for Denver's voting snafus pretty much belongs to the Denver election board. And given that Denver leans heavily democrat, I don't see a lot of nefarious purpose there, just a general mess-up. I imagine they'll get it worked out next time around, or at least you'd hope they do. I don't know what effect it will have on anything -- neither the relevant congressional race or governor's race look close, but I need to dig up results for more of the races -- I do know at least one person that didn't vote because of it, though.

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