[TAG] OT: Too darned much democracy
bpm at idiom.com
Fri Jun 9 07:46:55 MSD 2006
On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 12:51:57PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> And thank you for helping the election effort, by the way.
> > The precinct numbers are assigned by the counties - according to
> > the SecState http://www.ss.ca.gov/elections/hava_introduction.htm
> > there are about 25,000 precincts in the state.
> Incredible. I would never have thought that our little county, alone,
> would have over 4000.
Dunno where the numbers come from, but the returns (in _Wednesday's_
Chron) showed 519 of 519 precincts reporting.
We're apparently due to replace the current tabulating machines with
something new next election. I don't know how fast those returns will
Menlo Park, California
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