- May 19, 2004
- Reaction score
- Plano, TX
- Political Leaning
- Libertarian - Right
Source: Yahoo News
It's only starting folks. Get ready for the roller coster ride bigger and longer than 2000.CLEVELAND - The hanging chad — that much maligned product of punch-card voting — is on its way to a court room in Ohio.
The American Civil Liberties Union (news - web sites) has sued the state for sticking with the same elderly technology that bewildered many Americans during the 2000 presidential election. The trial, set to begin Monday, is the first in the nation, voting experts say.
The ACLU wants all punch-card ballots in the state removed before November, saying the system causes errors that lead to undercounting of minority group votes. But even a victory would be unlikely to bring change before this year's presidential election because there would be too little time to make a conversion. read more...