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Ill. gov. candidate Whitney spelled as 'Whitey' on Chicago voting machines, to be corrected

Publié par Clifford Armion le 15/10/2010

Karen Hawkins

"CHICAGO (AP) An Illinois gubernatorial candidate's name was mistakenly listed as "Rich Whitey" instead of Rich Whitney on thousands of Chicago electronic-voting machines and will be corrected, elections officials said Thursday. "Chicago elections board Chairman Langdon Neal said crews will work overtime to reprogram and retest 530 machines being used for early voting and an additional 4,200 destined for the Nov. 2 election. The mistake in the Green Party candidate's name appears on a review screen that allows voters to double-check their selections and not on the screen where the vote is registered. It also is not on paper ballots, Neal said. "He said the board became aware of the typo Wednesday and called Whitney's lawyer Thursday morning. But Green Party Chairman Phil Huckelberry said a party member found the mistake Tuesday and was brushed off by city election officials for a day." Read on...
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"Ill. gov. candidate Whitney spelled as 'Whitey' on Chicago voting machines, to be corrected", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2010. Consulté le 26/02/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/ill-gov-candidate-whitney-spelled-as-whitey-on-chicago-voting-machines-to-be-corrected