Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Oops! (Election Day Edition)

A Facebook video of a voting machine malfunction in Lafayette County is making the rounds this morning:

Secretary of State Hibbit Hosemann issued the following statement:
“Our Office was made aware this morning that one (1) TSX machine was malfunctioning in the Republican Primary at the Burgess precinct in Lafayette County. We contacted the county. The county dispatched a technician to the precinct and the tablet is being replaced. To our knowledge, only one (1) machine was malfunctioning. Apparently 19 votes were cast prior to the error being detected.

Our Office does not run party primaries. Additionally, TSX machines are county-owned and it is the responsibility of the parties in the primary election to test the machines.”

It is also illegal to use electronic recording devices, i.e. cellphones, to record votes in the precinct.  


Anonymous said...

"...responsibility of the parties in the primary election to rig, er, "test" the machines." Looks like the LaFAYette politbureau did its job!

Anonymous said...

"Deep State" Tate at work....

Anonymous said...

I don't trust those voting machines. I much prefer the paper ballots used in Rankin County. Now, who knows if the electronic machine that scans the paper ballots records the votes correctly.

Anonymous said...

Dry run to set up auto-votes for Hood and Hughes in November.

Anonymous said...

"It is also illegal to use electronic recording devices, i.e. cellphones, to record votes in the precinct."

The individual was recording a malfunction, not a vote.

Anonymous said...

The Tater tots must be scared if they have to start rigging machines to ensure a win.

Anonymous said...

It was discovered only after 19 people voted because the first 19 voted for Tate and didn't notice.

Anonymous said...

Moisture in the screen. Same thing will happen to an old mobile device on a humid day. Probably could touch a few more inches down and Bill would have gotten the vote.

Cousin Eddie said...

So that's why Tater Tot was seen dipping election pad machines in a water bucket. Who knew?

Anonymous said...

Yep, some Ole Miss student was crying over MSU going on probation and it humidized the voting machine.

Anonymous said...

1:05 and 1:24 - Funny!

12:32- No! Never had that issue on any device. Humid or not. Plus, don't they have AC in the voting place?

The “Russians” own the voting machine companies said...

Lol. This is no mistake. Been going on forever. The program is working as intended.

Your vote matters! Oh, it does. Just not like you think it does.

Anonymous said...

How many excuses will tater heads come up with; moisture, bad calibration, users fault, deep state, Q, Blame Liberals, Blame George Soros.

Anonymous said...

tRump must’ve sent the Russians to help out his lap dog TaterTot.......

Anonymous said...

Delbert said on Gallo that this has only happened twice (now) in eight years.

So, fools like JT are wrong when they dismiss this as simply a normal machine malfunction.

Anonymous said...

Since Mississippi is such a trendsetter, we should take Afghanistan's lead and require voters to dip their finger in indelible ink once they've voted.

Anonymous said...

Note to coder: Next time that is supposed to happen AFTER they go to the next page for the next race.

Anonymous said...

Hopefully not everyone drank the Tateraid.

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