Florida Butterfly Ballot Designer Loses Election

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By Simba (Simba) on Wednesday, September 01, 2004 - 03:42 pm: Edit

The county election supervisor whose confusing ballot design contributed to the turmoil of the 2000 presidential election became the butt of late-night talk show jokes and the target of death threats. Now, she's lost her job.

Theresa LePore, the inventor of the butterfly ballot that was scrutinized during the presidential recount, lost her re-election bid to remain Palm Beach County elections supervisor.

but she Will Remain in Her Job Until Jan. 3

From Washington Post

By Candi1657 (Candi1657) on Wednesday, September 08, 2004 - 11:05 pm: Edit

Isn't that the same ballot that a study showed that fifth-graders could use with high rates of accuracy?

By Joev (Joev) on Wednesday, September 08, 2004 - 11:10 pm: Edit

Yeah, any dumbass who couldn't figure out that simple ballot doesn't need to be voting anyways. Here's to a max age vote limit of 70!

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