>This is based on bogus information. People are claiming that the ballot
>is illegal, since Florida law requires the name to be to the left of
>where you mark your choice. However, this claim is missing an important
>piece of information: the law they quoted is for *PAPER* ballots. There
>is a separate section of the law in Florida for ballots used in voting
>machines, and it has no such requirement.
>Thus, any claim that the ballot is illegal by Florida law is invalid.
First, isn't that better for a judge to decide?
Second...in every state it IS required that on the ballot, the two major
parties go first, then the other candidates in order of size. In the Florida
case, Buchanan was above Gore in many cases, so anybody looking for the number
2 slot would punch Buchanan, who HIMSELF said he didn't think most of those
voters in that area were voting for him.
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