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December 26, 2004
WA Governor's Race: Even Strident Partisans Can't Face This
Filed in: Current Affairs, Politics, WA Governor's Race

On Thursday (December 23rd) friend Brian Crouch included the 'blank' ballot picture in his post that I had posted about back on November 25th during the machine recount.

In the subsequent comment discussion to his post, it was seriously proposed that I had used Photoshop to alter this photo - the phrase 'has been doctored' was used- and there was considerable discussion about what could be seen and what couldn't be seen on the ballot.

It appears that commenter to Brian's post, 'ScottM', properly demonstrated there the source of video from which I obtained the frame capture. It should be obvious to everyone that the picture is simply a frame from the Robert Mak video (right side of page under Video Clips sidebar: 'Robert Mak reports on ballot enhancements') that I referenced in my original post. You can clearly see this ballot starting at about 1 minute, 21 seconds into the King5 video up until about 1 minute and 28 seconds - MS Media Player is sufficient with its pause button to take a good look at it in quite a few frames - there are about 210 frames in total in this video that depict this ballot. Note that when an oval is filled in by an election worker during 'enhancement' there is no problem seeing it. The fact that a considerable amount of attention in Brian's post was focused on the fact that people couldn't see the ovals well speaks for itself - there's no mark in any oval for Governor.

The point I want to make is that from trolls to the most partisan Democrats to thoughtful independents - no one can face up to this work of fraud - fraud at least by the King County Canvassing Board.

Let's be clear. No one that looks at the picture of this ballot contends that it is a valid vote - except for 2 members of the King County Canvassing Board. And, to be clear again, those two members are in violation of RCW 29A.84.720 because they are "knowingly or fraudulently violat[ing] any of the provisions of law relating to such duty" and should be tried and convicted of the class C felony provisioned in this statute.

If they did believe that it was an actual vote for Gregoire, trolls and partisans wouldn't need to invent a Photoshop story to explain its existence. It doesn't even pass their sense of scruples.

Every ballot that went to the King County Canvassing Board - and there are hundreds of them - should be examined - by a forensics lab if necessary.

Why? I say again: If this ballot can be counted for Gregoire - then anything can happen.



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I couldn't agree more...

You ought sometime to see the pile-on I get for EVEN mentioning the possibility for fraud from the Gregocrats!

Can you just feel the tolerance? The diversity?

Of course not. Gregovich is in charge...

Posted by: Josef at Dec 26, 2004 7:56:46 AM

I just posted on http://josef-a-k.blogspot.com the questions served King County Elections...

Posted by: Josef at Dec 27, 2004 7:02:43 PM

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