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(CT) Hartford and Bridgeport Polls Run Out Of Ballots
WFSB 3 News | 02 November, 2010 | LoneGOPinCT

Posted on 11/02/2010 3:51:28 PM PDT by LoneGOPinCT

Title was the report. Polling places in Hartford and Bridgeport have reported that they ran out of ballots. How does a polling place run out of ballots? Is there not a list with the number of registered voters in the district and wouldn't they have that number on hand?

The Secretary of State has instructed them to print more ballots.

Just seems odd and worthy of attention. Or am I being too cynical?


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; connecticut; ct2010; election; fraud

1 posted on 11/02/2010 3:51:32 PM PDT by LoneGOPinCT
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To: LoneGOPinCT

can’t trust ‘Rats to “print more ballots” without printing extras for ballot-box stuffing


2 posted on 11/02/2010 3:53:25 PM PDT by Enchante (De-fund the "Corrupt Bastards" aka agitprop twits of NPR, PBS, and CPB now!!)
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To: LoneGOPinCT

Not good. Hartford and Bridgeport are the two largest cities in Connecticut and are where most Democrap vote fraud occurs.


3 posted on 11/02/2010 3:53:25 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Obama makes me miss Jimmah Cahtah!)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

The dead people used up the first batch of ballots, leaving none for the warm-blood residents.


4 posted on 11/02/2010 3:54:31 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I love the smell of napalm in November. Go Sharron! Go Christine!)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

Hartford and Bport big Dem strongholds.

UGH


5 posted on 11/02/2010 3:54:58 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: LoneGOPinCT

I think they average the number of voters over the last few elections to determine the number of ballots. Not sure.

If they went by registered voters, they would always have a huge amount of leftover ballots.

I’ve never voted at any precinct, always voted absentee ballot.


6 posted on 11/02/2010 3:55:05 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: LoneGOPinCT

Suspect indeed—especially with turnout apparently low in other inner-city areas across the country.


7 posted on 11/02/2010 3:55:14 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

Not good but not the end


8 posted on 11/02/2010 3:56:32 PM PDT by therightliveswithus
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To: All

I would be very leary of doing anything to p!zz off Vince McMahon...the guy is ruthless and very smart....


9 posted on 11/02/2010 3:57:12 PM PDT by Maverick68
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

I would refuse to move a foot until more ballots were secured. There is no excuse to have less ballots than eligible voters. Obviously not every eligible voter will vote but there needs to be at least a decent overshoot of ballots needed for a high turnout election model.


10 posted on 11/02/2010 3:57:12 PM PDT by torchthemummy ("About everything we do around here is government intrusion in people's lives." Ray LaHood)
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To: LoneGOPinCT
Over-Fraud likely at play.
11 posted on 11/02/2010 3:57:12 PM PDT by Shqipo (I stand with AZ!)
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To: LoneGOPinCT

People do mess up their ballots from time to time, and have to request a new one. But that should get recorded.


12 posted on 11/02/2010 3:57:13 PM PDT by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: All

make that “leery”...


13 posted on 11/02/2010 3:57:45 PM PDT by Maverick68
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour
If they went by registered voters, they would always have a huge amount of leftover ballots.

I would think they'd print enough to cover each registered voter.

14 posted on 11/02/2010 3:58:59 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: LoneGOPinCT

Someone get over there and verify the “long” lines and crowds of people that require the printing of more ballots. Video...


15 posted on 11/02/2010 4:00:41 PM PDT by myself6
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To: LoneGOPinCT
Not good. Usually they print enough for each registered voter, then a margin more to account for spoiled ballots and shipping error.

If they "ran out" it frequently means, I mean it could mean, that ten or twenty thousand got diverted to some other location (where there are three hundred #2 pencils filling in ovals as we speak).

16 posted on 11/02/2010 4:00:55 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: LoneGOPinCT

Knowing the makeup of those cities it does sound odd.


17 posted on 11/02/2010 4:04:46 PM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Shqipo

Those precincts should be forced to subject themselves to investigation. Force them to mail everyone who voted an acknowledgment. When households with two registered voters receive 5 confirmations, 3 for people they never heard of, you can gauge the amount of ‘phantom’ voting.

Make them an example, put officials AND voters in jail, and keep doing it to suspect precincts until the rats are AFRAID to commit fraud.


18 posted on 11/02/2010 4:06:12 PM PDT by txhurl (If we can shake Congress like a can of pennies, we can uproot voter fraud like a D-9.)
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To: LoneGOPinCT; All
www.wickedlocal.com/.../x1928788601/​Marlborough-clerk-calls-extra-ballots-wasteful From another Northeast town.
19 posted on 11/02/2010 4:06:20 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: LoneGOPinCT

This is BS. Earlier today the reports were higher than normal turnout in traditional Republican areas and lower than normal turnout in the Democratic areas. Local TV showed Bridgeport polling locations and it was nearly empty.

I vote in the same polling location as Blumenthal and Foley and this was the first time there was a line. It took 20 minutes which is usually a quick in n out. One thing they were doing was counting the number of voters against the number of ballots every hour. If the voters done show up, they can be running out of ballots.

So this story from the CT Democratic Secretary of State is bogus on its face. It sounds to me like a Soros operation like they had in Ohio last time.


20 posted on 11/02/2010 4:06:56 PM PDT by tomd2
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To: LoneGOPinCT

Some places will have more votes than voters.


21 posted on 11/02/2010 4:07:28 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: LoneGOPinCT

The fact that it’s Bridgeport and Hartford raises a big red flag. Not that Blumey needs the fraud, the average brain dead resident of the People’s Republic of Connecticut will vote for Hitler if he has a (D) after his name. McMahon’s no prize but as Beck was saying today ,”that guy [Blumenthal] is pure evil!”


22 posted on 11/02/2010 4:08:12 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: LoneGOPinCT
yer done...
23 posted on 11/02/2010 4:08:20 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - Voter Fraud should be a Capital Offense!!!)
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To: tomd2

I’d check any dumpsters behind the polling locations to see if any ballots had been thrown out...


24 posted on 11/02/2010 4:08:33 PM PDT by mewzilla (Still voteless in NY-29. Over 400 roll call votes missed and counting...)
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To: tomd2
"If the voters done show up, they can be running out of ballots."

oops should be

If the voters dont show up, they cant be running out of ballots.

25 posted on 11/02/2010 4:09:35 PM PDT by tomd2
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To: LoneGOPinCT

Blumenthal fraud territory. Connecticut is a liberal shithole overrun with illegals, gangs, and Democrats. You can get a rash just driving thru there.

Once was a great state. Today it is a cesspool.


26 posted on 11/02/2010 4:13:05 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: LoneGOPinCT

The chairman of the Connecticut Republicans has filed a complaint with state election officials, saying it was illegal for voters in Bridgeport to use photocopied ballots,,,

Healy says he learned that voting officials at certain Bridgeport polling places made photocopies of a ballot, which he said violates Connecticut’s strict procedures for printing, packaging, opening, stamping, storage, delivery and security of election ballots.

http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-elections-complaints-20101102,0,4220933.story.


27 posted on 11/02/2010 4:13:38 PM PDT by VinL (It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: tomd2

They better hope the Democrat wins the attorney general race.

Otherwise some Hartford and Bridgeport folks are going to the slammer.

Linda’s campaign needs to have a team of lawyers there now!


28 posted on 11/02/2010 4:14:35 PM PDT by cgbg (Autumn recovery?--Lying is what they _do_.)
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To: VinL

DSCC TAKING LEGAL ACTION

“Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee chairman Robert Menendez says legal action has begun to resolve voting irregularities in Connecticut and Illinois.

Democrats are seeking a one hour voting extension in Bridgeport, Connecticut because the town ran out of ballots.”

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2010/11/02/dscc-takes-legal-action-in-two-states/

Incredible. They found a guy from the Himes Campaign sitting at a desk in the Registrar’s Office, with a laptop and eating donuts.
http://www.norwichbulletin.com/newsnow/x1111397637/State-deals-with-fraud-ballot-complaints


29 posted on 11/02/2010 4:20:53 PM PDT by VinL (It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: LoneGOPinCT
Might as well print them with the "Ds" checked to save time.
30 posted on 11/02/2010 4:25:29 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Government has no other end, but the preservation of property." --John Locke)
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To: LoneGOPinCT

Chicago politics have come to CT

BRIDGEPORT (AP) - The mayor of Bridgeport has asked Connecticut election officials to keep the polls in his city open until 10 p.m., two hours past closing because of a ballot shortage.

Nancy Nicolescu, spokeswoman for the State Elections Enforcement Commission said Tuesday the secretary of the state does not have the authority to keep the polls open late without a court order.

This so bogus.


31 posted on 11/02/2010 4:48:35 PM PDT by tomd2
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To: tomd2

CT judge has extended the polls open in Bridgeport until 10pm. 2008 repeat


32 posted on 11/02/2010 5:33:36 PM PDT by tomd2
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To: tomd2

(WTNH) - With all 23 voting precincts in Bridgeport running out of ballots, a judge agreed with Mayor Bill Finch that polls should stay open until 10pm.

Polls normally close at 8pm in Connecticut.

Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz says election officials only ordered 21,000 ballots in Bridgeport, far short of the 69,000 registered voters in the city.

http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/politics/hartford-no-problems-voting


33 posted on 11/02/2010 5:53:42 PM PDT by tomd2
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To: torchthemummy

No Problem Here,they just went to the Copy Machine and Photo copied the Ballots,Of Course they will not go through the Scanners now and must be Hand Counted. I guess they had a Few Car trunks filled with prefilled ballots just enough to win,Jim Himes who voted for Obamacare won by 500 votes ,well that sure followed the Nationwide trend


34 posted on 11/03/2010 3:41:54 AM PDT by ballplayer
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