The Down Ticket Tidal Wave | Main | Overnight Open Thread
November 04, 2010

Surprise! Bag of Uncounted Ballots Found in CT

Never saw this coming, huh? Except, we kind of did.

In what has become one of the stranger twists in an already bizarre Governor's race, a bag of uncounted ballots was found in Bridgeport Thursday night.

Republican officials were approached by Democratic operatives and told about the surprise ballot bag, according to Bridgeport GOP Chairman Marc Delmonico.

Delmonico said Democrats asked to have several people deputized to count the uncounted ballots, but Republicans objected, claiming that wasn't proper procedure in the vote-counting process.

Instead the GOP asked police to take custody of the bag of ballots until the matter could be sorted out.

I'm sure there's an innocent explanation for all of this, so get those cynical thoughts out of your heads.

Just a thought: the innocent explanation would be incompetence by those we entrust to safeguard our votes. Yeah, that makes me feel a lot better, too.

Thanks to sTevo for the tip.


digg this
posted by Slublog at 09:25 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
The universally beloved Barack Obama: " [i]i have many times heard the law referred to a ..."

Jane D'oh: "[i]I apologize for highjacking this post but my wi ..."

t-bird: "[i]Trying to think if I've ever eaten bear.[/i] ..."

Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet: "Ovvers summoned. Probably groggy from all the Wel ..."

Jinx the Cat: "I have a couple buckets of tar around here somewhe ..."

Jmel: "Trump's threat of Fake News Awards would fit the b ..."

Lurking Cynic: "LLC - You are not highjacking a damn thing. The wh ..."

Michael the Texan [/i][/b][/s][/u]: "[i]354 Granny Clampet made a mean possum stew Pos ..."

Archer: "Northernlurker - I hope that in time the Lord will ..."

garrett: ">>It's been a while since I read the Journals of L ..."

Your Decidedly Devious Uncle Palpatine, Booking Agent, Aero Pinochet: "Nood - war ..."

kraken: "537 I apologize for highjacking this post but my w ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64