Re: CHAT (FLORIDA-GATE): was Putting the duh in Florida
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 13, 2000, 23:24|
On Wed, 13 Dec 2000, LeoMoser(Acadon@Acadon.com) wrote:
> Only 33 states evidently sent in their EC lists by the famous
> deadline (yesterday). This is the first time the deadline was
> much attended to -- and only to stop the counting of votes that
> have never been looked at since the machine did not read
> any choice on the card recording the vote.
Dec 12 is not the deadline in any sense, it is just a "safe harbor"
deadline. A state that supplies the list of electors by six days
before the EC meets (in the various state capitols) can't have the
electors challenged later. It does *not* mean that the electors
have to be known at this point.
John Cowan email@example.com
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