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Vote Count ‘Nightmare’ Possible in Ohio

Jay Wye Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 12:22 PM
in 2000,-my- Florida county used paper ballots that were optically read. We had no problems,no hanging chads. easy to use,and a hard copy for any possible recount. there's no need for a fancy,schmancy,expensive,complicated touchscreen machine.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich thinks the Buckeye State will be called by the end of the night and Karl Rove predicts that we’ll wake up to a winner (Mitt Romney) on Nov. 7. But if the all-important Ohio is what this race comes down to – neither scenario will pan out if the provisional ballot “nightmare” in the Buckeye State comes true.

For the first time in Ohio’s history, absentee ballot applications were automatically mailed out to nearly all (6.9 million of the 7.8 million) registered voters in the state regardless of whether or not the voter requested one.  ...