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Sun Feb 9, 2020, 06:02 PM

 

Iowa Democrats Won't Correct Errors on Caucus Tally Sheets, Emails Show

New York Times

Feb. 9, 2020
Updated 3:34 p.m. ET

DES MOINES — With the results of the Iowa caucuses still unclear after nearly a week, the state Democratic Party this weekend was furiously re-examining results from 95 precincts, about 5 percent of the total.

But when the party delivers its updated results, which it has promised to do on Monday, they may hardly reassure candidates and voters. Internal emails from Saturday night reveal that the party will not correct even blatant errors in the official handwritten tally sheets from individual precincts.

Those records, known as “caucus math worksheets,” could not be changed even if they contained mistakes, according to the lawyer for the Iowa Democratic Party, because they were a legal record and altering them would be a crime.

“The incorrect math on the Caucus Math Worksheets must not be changed to ensure the integrity of the process,” wrote the party lawyer, Shayla McCormally, according to an email sent by Troy Price, the chairman of the party, to its central committee members. The lawyer said correcting the math would introduce “personal opinion” into the official record of results.

(Fact: Bernie won.)

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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/09/us/politics/iowa-caucuses-democrats.html?searchResultPosition=1

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Response to James48 (Original post)

Sun Feb 9, 2020, 06:08 PM

1. I've never been a math person

 

I was an Art Major.... but this line make even me scratch my head: correcting the math would introduce “personal opinion” into the official record of results

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Response to James48 (Original post)

Sun Feb 9, 2020, 06:09 PM

2. (Fact: Bernie won.)

 

Only if one pretends to not know how the process works.
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Response to James48 (Original post)

Sun Feb 9, 2020, 06:12 PM

3. Did you just add your own comment in the article quote, as if the article said that?

 

" (Fact: Bernie won.) "

No, the article doesn't say that. Shameful to include your own commentary intermixed directly with the quote from the article.
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Response to James48 (Original post)

Sun Feb 9, 2020, 06:15 PM

4. Funny, Every Time They Show The Resuts On TV

 

Pete is #1 and all the pretense in the world won't change that
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