Democrat gaining as Arizona Senate race vote count drags on

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fromthecenter wrote:

What is it with the senior states and counting ballots anyway. First florida and now arizona.

Nov 12, 2012 10:16pm EST  --  Report as abuse
julianzr wrote:

When a party has to systematically suppress votes to survive, there is a major problem with its ideology, the ideology of greed and narcissism that made Romney absurdly out of touch with enduring American familiality.

Nov 12, 2012 10:36pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AaronRamirez wrote:

And let’s not forget Arpaio’s vote count, which is ignoring several thousand ballots that could possibly kick the Sheriff out.

Nov 12, 2012 10:39pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Gaurani wrote:

Terrible reporting by Reuters. Arizona ballots are being counted as fast as other states with main in ballots like Washington (hundreds of thousands of ballots left to count) and California (millions of uncounted ballots). When my wife was at the poll all the provisional ballot people were knuckleheads to forgot their mail-in ballots. I’ve been following the counts and as more ballots get counted Carmona hasn’t gotten closer. He will lose by 100,000 votes when all is said and done. I voted for him, but that’s the way it is.

Nov 12, 2012 10:57pm EST  --  Report as abuse
swyost wrote:

As a Scottsdale resident and Democrat (yes, that combination is not that common), it certainly seemed to me that there were polling place irregularities on election day. While there were technically no lines, the actual provisional ballot line was laughably long. These were voters whose registrations could not be found or either did not receive their early ballot or could not confirm their early ballot was registered in the system. It was hard to miss the fact that the provisional ballot line was made up almost entirely of 20-something and 30-something people, women, and minorities. The skewing appeared to be far beyond the potential for random chance. I also personally encountered a poll worker who while “looking up” my registration, flipped the pages back and forth and then asked me whether I had just moved because she couldn’t find my name. She seemed a bit flustered when I pointed out that my name was the one next to her hand at the bottom of the page. Most people would not have been able to read the voter roll from a distance.

Nov 13, 2012 1:10am EST  --  Report as abuse
Phantastic wrote:

The people have voted in Arpaio every time he has run. He commands a huge lead in crossover voters. This is mainly due to the fact that he does not “pick and choose” which laws to enforce. He enforces them all. The biggest group that tries to get rid of Arpaio are the Hispanics. They bring frivolous lawsuits against him and protest against him all of the time. What surprises me is the number of illegal immigrants (by their own proclamation) that protest against him. This could only happen in America. The sad truth is that the State Legislature is where the Hispanics should be aiming their disapproval. The Legislature is where laws get changed. Arpaio is only enforcing the laws that are on the books. He has said that many times. Stop attacking Arpaio for doing his job and start attacking the State Legislature. Several thousand votes would not get rid of Joe. He won by a significant margin (AGAIN!!)

Nov 13, 2012 6:05am EST  --  Report as abuse
mikefromaz wrote:

Living in Arizona, is becoming more like a third world country every day. The majority of uncounted ballots are due to voter suppression. Many thousands of perfectly entitled voters were given provisional ballots due to technical dificulties,( errors in polling dates and by sendind information to Hispanic voters including wrong voting addresses. in proving legitimacy). As it stands now 325,000 people need to show up with other forms of identification before the end of the week. While it is possible that a third of million people could show up, what egency in Arizona could process these “in person” registrations before the end of this week? The blatant effort to supress Democratic voters, particularlyHispanics is a scandal of the worst kind in a state that unabashadley plays games with our democratic process.

Nov 14, 2012 7:06am EST  --  Report as abuse
mikefromaz wrote:

Unfortunatly after twenty years of the Arpio regime, it is looking like sheriff Joe will likely meet his maker glued firmly to his desk .

Nov 14, 2012 7:09am EST  --  Report as abuse
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