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How did the Republican votes go between the hand counted and machine counted counties?

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Sun Jan 13th, 2008 at 07:04:42 AM EST
It appears there are allegations that Ron Paul had votes stolen. By the way, Ron Paul Recount: Count My Vote

Gardner is preparing an estimate of the recount's cost.

Under state law, if a candidate who asks for a recount finished more than 3 percentage points behind the winner, the candidate must pay the cost of a recount. The cost is refunded if the recount finds that the requester won or finished within 1 percentage point of the winner.

Kucinich sent a letter to Gardner Thursday asking for the recount, citing "serious and credible reports, allegations and rumors" about the integrity of the primary results.

In other words, Kucinich will have to pay for the Democratic recount no matter what, even if irregularities are uncovered.

The Republican Recount is being called by Albert Howard.

We have met the enemy, and he is us — Pogo

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Jan 13th, 2008 at 07:12:01 AM EST
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The Ron Paul site indicates that New Hampshire has alrady agreed to Dennis K.'s request for a recount and that it will commence on Jan. 16th.

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Sun Jan 13th, 2008 at 07:28:19 AM EST
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Read the press release from the Secretary of State.

Apparently there's a $2,000 application fee to get the SoS to consider a recount. Then they have to estimate the cost of the recount and it would have to be paid by Kucinich. We're probably talking of the order of $100k.

We have met the enemy, and he is us — Pogo

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Jan 13th, 2008 at 07:44:29 AM EST
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Migeru:
Apparently there's a $2,000 application fee to get the SoS to consider a recount.

can he say no?

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sun Jan 13th, 2008 at 08:00:19 AM EST
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"consider" means to evaluate the cost of carrying it out. The SoS has said that both recount requests satisfied the statutory requirements.

We have met the enemy, and he is us — Pogo
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Jan 13th, 2008 at 08:02:35 AM EST
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