[rescue] RE: Small schools.& elections & Bush
rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 21 17:53:38 CDT 2001
Cross-posted to geeks, please folow-up there.
FYI West Palm Beach is *not* a poor, low-income, "black" or other
down-trodden area. They simply choose (I assume) not to spend lots of money
on their ballot machines...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joshua D. Boyd" <jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu>
To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2001 5:36 PM
Subject: Re: [rescue] RE: Small schools.& elections & Bush
> On Thu, 21 Jun 2001, Stefan Skoglund wrote:
> > And I wonder why black areas have the worst ballot machines ...
> Well, I know that in most places, the voting mechanism is chosen by
> local polititians and paid for by local tax-payers. Now, if the "black"
> areas in Florida are like many other "black" areas in the country, then it
> is most likely a poor area with not much to spend on ballot machines or
> other government enterprises.
> Joshua Boyd
> rescue maillist - rescue at sunhelp.org
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