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Networks, AP cancel exit polls in 19 states

Washington Post: Breaking from two decades of tradition, this year’s election exit poll is set to include surveys of voters in 31 states, not all 50 as it has for the past five presidential elections, according to multiple people involved in the planning.

Dan Merkle, director of elections for ABC News, and a member of the consortium that runs the exit poll, confirmed the shift Wednesday. The aim, he said, “is to still deliver a quality product in the most important states,” in the face of mounting survey costs.

The decision by the National Election Pool — a joint venture of the major television networks and The Associated Press — is sure to cause some pain to election watchers across the country. (For a full list of the states that won’t have exit polls scroll to the bottom of this post.)

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States that will be excluded from coverage:

Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming.

One more reason not to vote. They can't count it wrong if there is nothing to count.

Free includes debt-free!

Preparing for massive

Preparing for massive election fraud I see.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

"in the face of mounting

"in the face of mounting survey costs."

Gag. Costs are going way down.

Mind you, it was always crooked with a consortium of media companies owned by banksters, but they're going to outdo themselves this year.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

Yeah there's no excuse for

Yeah there's no excuse for this. We can spend money on who knows what else, but exit polls to check veracity of elections results is not worth it. /rollseyes

No exit pole in South Dakota

There won't be an exit pole in my state, and I just filled out my absentee ballot, where no write-ins are allowed. So the presidential choice was among 4 parties, and all other offices but one had only a democratic or a republican choice. Well folks, I did not choose to delve into the cesspool of choosing between a head or tail of the same coin. That left me the opportunity to vote for a presidential candidate and one other. I did. Voting your heart can count.

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i'm not surprised...

you don't reveal which of the lesser of three evils (+1 I don't know of) you chose

you just joined the herd, congratulations!

baabaa

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

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the fix is in...

I bet they're all swing states!

How do we beat them?

WRITE IN RON PAUL!
2012

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

Cant have the truth conflict

Cant have the truth conflict with the blatantly fraudulent election we're conducting.

Ron Paul Won Iowa

Ron Paul won the exit poll in Iowa; since that worked so well I guess they aren't even pretending anymore. How sad.

How Else

How else would they get away with the massive election fraud they've been planning? Not that the exit polling that showed Ron Paul winning almost every primary handily helped us to prevent Romney from stealing the election.

Oh, that's not suspicious or anything

States that won't be exit polled:

Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana,Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming.

States that use electronic voting and don't require voter-verified paper trails:

Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida
,Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky ,Louisiana ,Maryland
Mississippi, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina
,Texas , Virginia

It will be interesting to see if reported results for the states on both lists have a tilt to them.

My county in west Tennessee

My county in west Tennessee uses computerized voting with no paper trail. I've griped about it quite a few times over the years. No one seems to care. I'll keep trying.

huh

wonder why almost all the republican states use unverifiable electronic voting machines

Presuming they are legitimately "Republican" states that is.

This is nothing new in Louisiana. We've had fraud no matter what we use.

There's an old joke that when Louisiana switched to electronic machines from the old mechanical ones, we sold them to Mexico, and Edwin Edwards was elected President down there - or so the machines reported.

If we switched to paper, or a machine counted paper trail that was verifiable with sworn affidavits for each and every vote, hell, if people voted under oath - we'd still have elections stolen somehow. Politicians down here are just blatantly criminal. Most belong in prison.