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In addition to the reports from Ohio, there are some other statistics coming to light that cast doubt on the results of the recent election.
This article shows some alarming statistics on how Florida’s electronic voting machines performed last Tuesday. Pay attention to the % change columns for Republicans vs. Democrats.
Additionally, there were 175,000 provisional ballots cast as a result of poll challengers in Ohio. That figure comes from Republican Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell; The Dems say as many as 250,000 were cast. Challengers in Ohio were deployed exclusively by the GOP and affiliate organizations and only to urban areas and areas with large minority populations.* Statistically, the areas that had the honor of the challengers’ presence supported Kerry 4 to 1.
Compare all these numbers to the number of votes the networks report Bush having won by – about 137,000. Even if we can’t say Kerry won Ohio, a recount would be in order if Bush wants his victory to be credible.
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