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NY23 UPDATE: Virus Found in Vote-Machine Software

By on 11.19.09 | 2:50PM

After the earlier post about Conservative congressional candidate Doug Hoffman's accusations of "mischief" in the special-election vote count, a source in New York called my attention to a breaking story in the Gouverneur (N.Y.) Times:

GOUVERNEUR, NY - The computerized voting machines used by many voters in the 23rd district had a computer virus - tainting the results, not just from those machines known to have been infected, but casting doubt on the accuracy of counts retrieved from any of the machines.
Cathleen Rogers, the Democratic Elections Commissioner in Hamilton County stated that they discovered a problem with their voting machines the week prior to the election . . .

Read the whole thing. This story could get very interesting.

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