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Keeping a Tally

When, commenting on the recent vote in Venezuela, an editorial in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal quoted Dow Jones writer Charles Roth as reporting that that country’s National Electoral Council “didn’t allow an audit of the paper receipts allowed by the touchscreen machines…” the implication was clear.

It’s worth pointing out, however, that many states in the US will, in a sense, be even worse. Their touchscreen machines won’t even produce the paper receipts necessary for a proper recount in the first place.

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