albert on 11 Nov 2000 16:13:34 -0000

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[Nettime-bold] Re: <nettime> our election has a hint of the global

Our...?? you mean the election in Utrecht, the Netherlands? ;o)

Funny, this is exactly the reason why so much countries are amused by the
way the elections are going: Americans talking like the Usa IS the world.

Not the only reason off course, but still, it's one of
the main factors subconciously.


On Sat, 11 Nov 2000, molly hankwitz wrote:

> The results of the election have a hint of the global about one of
> the factors yet to determine the true count in this close race is news that the
> numerous absentee ballots from overseas populations, especially military
> personnel, are still to be tallied. There seems to be some significance to this
> detail.
> A potential outcome may also be, the replacement of some State's worn-out
> mechanical voting machines which have been inaccurate and difficult to use (NY
> Times reported arcane equipment ) with better, computerized systems for casting
> ballots.  Just a thought.
> mh:>)

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