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So if Romney loses by a couple of close states?

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by NaasPreacher (C4K), Nov 6, 2012.

  1. NaasPreacher (C4K)

    NaasPreacher (C4K) Well-Known Member

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    Will the GOP accept the will of the voters or tie up the system with lengthy and costly legal battles?
     
  2. InTheLight

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    In most states if the vote count is within 0.5% of being tied there is an automatic recount. GOP lawyers don't have anything to do with mandatory state recounts. (Note: the threshold could be 0.25%, 0.5%, depends on the state.)

    The legal battles would be during the recount and likely be over what constitutes a valid vote.
     
  3. Bob Alkire

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    I hope they will accept the will of the voters. even if it comes down to a few votes.
     
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    Richard Nixon was very gracious in the 1960 election in this regard. Despite what happened to him in future years, he did show class in this case. In fact, a very good case can be made for the fact he won the election over Kennedy. From the antics of the 2000 election, both sides showed no such qualities.
     
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    If there is evidence of fraud then the election should be contested!
     
  6. NaasPreacher (C4K)

    NaasPreacher (C4K) Well-Known Member

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    Even if Romney wins?
     
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    There WILL BE fraud- not IF there will be. Now whether the fraud is big enough to actually influence the outcome of the election or not, that's another story.
     
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