Texas Voters Casting Early Ballots Claim Voting Machines Are Switching Their Ballot Choices


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never did trust those electronic voting machines Fox News is reporting voters
casting their ballots early in Texas claimed this week that when casting
democratic or republican straight ticket ballots voting machines in at least 80
counties in the Lone Star State flipped their votes to the other party in key
midterm races including the high profile competition between incumbent Sen Ted
Cruz and his Democratic opponent bado O’Rourke the Texas Secretary of State’s
office on Friday said that there have been issues reported with heartiess late
voting machines which are used in approximately 30% of counties statewide
the machines feature a will for selecting candidates and buttons to move
from screen to screen but the Secretary of State’s office said the issues were
not caused by the voting machines but by voters themselves the hearty slate
machines are not malfunctioning the problems being reported are a result of
user error usually voters hitting a button or using the selection wheel
before the screen is finished rendering said Sam Taylor spokesman for the office
of Secretary of State Rolando Pablos the Houston Chronicle reported that
Democratic voters claimed the machines indicated that they were about to cast a
vote for Cruz when they originally intended to choose O’Rourke several
people said they were able to get help from employees at polling places in
order to change their vote back Mickey Blake a Houston resident told ktrk-tv
that she voted for Democrats down the ticket but saw before she submitted it
that O’Rourke’s name was not selected the machines are used in around 80
counties in the state early voting in Texas began Monday and has featured a
strong turnout the machines manufacturer heart and turvy civic attributed the
issues to 16 year old technology and defended the machines accuracy the same
story has happened in multiple elections Stephen sock well the company’s vice
president of marketing said Friday there was no flipping then and there’s
not any now in a statement to supporters Cruz cited multiple reports of vote
changing and added once you select the Republican Party ticket please be
patient and do not select next until the ballot has populated all of the
selections the Texas Democratic Party called the issue a malfunction saying it
was causing Democrats to inadvertently vote for Cruz and accused the Secretary
of State’s office of not doing enough to warn voters of potential issues Taylor
said his office has no legal authority whatsoever to force any voting machine
vendors to make upgrades if their voting systems are otherwise in compliance with
federal state and law he said the heart s laid system was certified in 2009 he
also said it was the county’s responsibility to purchase new voting
equipment if needed we will continue to educate Texas voters using existing
resources Taylor said and urge all Texans casting a ballot to take their
time slow down and carefully review their ballot before casting one the
Houston Chronicle noted this will be the last election voters can vote for a
straight ticket

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  1. Fake News, These types of personalities can barely make a phone call or have a rational conversation let alone use a voting machine.

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