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Chillin_1n_PNW [S] 45 points ago +45 / -0

Who wants to bet this was a "Feature" they were hoping didn't get found?

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CarmenOfSandiego 29 points ago +29 / -0

The bug is that people noticed.

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TentElephant 24 points ago +24 / -0

In Oregon, this isn't just incompetence.

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onetruephilosoraptor 30 points ago +30 / -0

This apparently affects WA and CA too.

The security of this election is laughable

Can you imagine if this shit happens in a swing state?

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xleb2 19 points ago +21 / -2 (edited)

Washington is mail-in ballot only, has been for about 10 years. I have my ballot right here.There is certainly some misinformation in this top thread - https://boards.4chan.org/pol/thread/283278832

Washington has no electronic voting, it's all paper ballots.

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lgbtqwtfbbq 10 points ago +10 / -0

This is what I see when I enter my information in the VoteWA.gov site indicated in my WA Voters' Pamphlet and click "Online Ballot":

To print a ballot packet, only click "Continue" if you did not receive your ballot by mail or your ballot is lost or damaged. Continue only if you intend to vote this ballot.

Print both 1) Replacement Ballot and 2) Ballot Return Packet.

To view what's on your ballot, select the voters' guide in the navigation menu.

Frequently asked questions

This site allows you to mark, review, and print your ballot materials for return to your county elections office.

Can I just view my online ballot and then vote the paper ballot coming to me in the mail?

No, the online ballot should only be used if you want to print, vote and return it. Click on Voters' Guide in the left navigation to see what will be on your ballot and to learn more about the candidates and measures.

I lost my paper ballot, can I print and return this online ballot?

Yes, the online ballot is a great replacement ballot option. When printing make sure to print both the 1) replacement ballot and 2) the ballot packet. Follow the ballot packet instructions and make sure you return your ballot on time – the earlier the better!

Caution: If you continue, a ballot previously mailed to you will be cancelled.

So the system will let you print a replacement ballot, but it will also invalidate the one that was mailed to you.

Combine that with the "Signature Update Form" (which in my county requires the same name and DOB information and can be mailed in without providing any identification) used to update the signature used to "authenticate" signatures on the ballot envelope, and you have the ingredients to cause absolute fucking chaos in the election even if there's no explicit fraud.

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Ethrwaze 4 points ago +5 / -1

Yeah, I believe this is just one of the sites that lets you print your ballot? I could be mistaken though.

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xleb2 5 points ago +6 / -1

Not as far as I know. Government mails out the ballots to registered voters; there's a whole bunch of parts to it that you have to sign, re-envelope the inner envelope, and mail/dropbox the whole shebang.

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Very_Technical_Boy 4 points ago +4 / -0

Interesting, thanks for the clarification. It should not be legal to only have mail in voting, IMO, but if that’s there law it is what it is.

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Gizortnik 9 points ago +9 / -0

Oregon might be a swing state.

No, but really. Can we just make it all fucking straight up hand written. No dots or punches. Just clearly write in the name of the candidate to the best of your ability or fuck off.

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onetruephilosoraptor 15 points ago +15 / -0

The Democrats will never agree to any sensible voter security, they always cry voter suppression.

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Gizortnik 5 points ago +5 / -0

Well, that's just obvious.

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Kingarthas2 5 points ago +5 / -0

We've got fucking drive through voting down here in houston, its already being abused, our illegal alien county judge is playing dumb though.

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xleb2 21 points ago +21 / -0 (edited)

Best comment

Welp, with /pol/ in charge what could go wrong?

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Gizortnik 16 points ago +16 / -0

If Pinochet wins Oregon by a landslide.... We know what happened.

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Zigzag010 7 points ago +7 / -0

"So the next president of the usa isss.... Wait what do you mean Sam Hyde? Oh God he cant keep getting away with it!"

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IWanttotalknow 16 points ago +16 / -0

Saw it posted on KiA. Saw it closed down by KiA admin before anyone even responded. Came to KiA2.win.

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UnsubtleAardvark 15 points ago +15 / -0

inb4 Every voter in Oregon votes for Trump.

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ApparentlyImAHeretic 12 points ago +12 / -0

This theory is becoming more and more viable: the plan all along was to confuse the vote so that the electoral collage can't make a descision, resulting in Pelosi getting the presidency.

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Very_Technical_Boy 7 points ago +7 / -0

I think that’s the worst outcome that possibly leads to the civil war scenario that so many people are worried about.

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NoEyesNoGroin 11 points ago +11 / -0

Anyone know why has this thread was deleted? Usual Twitter censorship or something else?

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stanzololthrowaway 12 points ago +12 / -0

The guy's entire account got nuked.

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rambythezombie 9 points ago +11 / -2

So, there is a problem with this story. Oregon doesn't use an online voting system. Oregon has used a full mail-in ballot for the better part of 3 decades.

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lgbtqwtfbbq 8 points ago +8 / -0

If Oregon does the same thing Washington does, it allows you to print a replacement ballot using the online system which can then be mailed back or dropped off. Looking at the /pol/ thread someone posted above, this appears to be the case:

>he can change who he voted for

>these can be changed, printed off, and dropped off at any courthouse with NO ID REQUIRED AT ANY STAGE

This is exactly what the WA online system does, and WA's system invalidates the original ballot that was mailed to you when you do this.

The only authentication (again, for WA; I don't know about OR) is the voter signs the ballot envelope, and the election office compares that to a copy of the voter's signature which they keep on file...which can be updated by mailing in a form with an updated signature without providing them any verification of identity that you are who you claim to be.

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VERYNAIZE 9 points ago +9 / -0

nb4 Oregon closed due to Fraud Stingrays

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Chem 4 points ago +4 / -0

Imagine how fucking funny it would be if Oregon went Red because of this (well and the ~140 days of "peaceful" arson, murders and such).

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StumpSmasher2 2 points ago +2 / -0

Change every vote to Jo Jorgenson