Skip to comments.Ballots will be fixed to read 'Whitney' instead of 'Whitey'
Posted on 10/15/2010 10:55:45 AM PDT by mandaladon
Chicago election officials say crews will work overtime to reprogram thousands of electronic voting machines that mistakenly list a gubernatorial candidate's name as "Rich Whitey" instead of Rich Whitney.
Chicago elections board chairman Langdon Neal said 530 machines being used for early voting and an additional 4,200 destined for the Nov. 2 election will be reprogrammed and retested. The mistake in the Green Party candidate's name appears on a review screen that allows voters to double-check their selections and not on the screen where the vote is registered. It also is not on paper ballots, Neal said.
He said the board became aware of the typo Wednesday and called Whitney's lawyer Thursday morning. But Green Party Chairman Phil Huckelberry said a party member found the mistake Tuesday and was brushed off by city election officials for a day.
"We don't have any idea what affect that has had on voters," Huckelberry said. "I think something needs to be done above and beyond what they're doing."
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Chicago is Obama's hometown...that says it all!!!
“I ain’t votin for no rich whitey”.
This story will get more attention than the Illinois military ballot story.
It’s the Chicago Way..................
Perhaps they’ll correct it to .....
Rich White Honkey
Could there have been any better publicity? “I’m Rich Whitney and I DIDN’T pay for this message.”
Ballots fixed... yeah, sounds about right for Liberals.
Precisely why it was widely reported today. A distractor away from a more damaging story.
Beat me to it.
So the system will be fixed so a Rich Whitey has no chance of being elected in Chicago.
So THIS is the guy that’s been keeping the brother down!
Dude!! Awful “white” of ‘em.
Green Party political candidate. Rich Whitey. What’s the difference?
So why change the name on this thread, the opposite of what was done?
GREEN Party? Excuse me? GREEN Party?
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