Assemblywoman Galef Reminds Residents Of 'B' Voting Machines

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Assemblywoman Sandy Galef reminds residents that "B" voting machines are available.
Assemblywoman Sandy Galef reminds residents that "B" voting machines are available. Photo Credit: Contributed

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y -- Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (D-Ossining) reminds residents that "B" voting machines are available:

With the upcoming primary elections in September and general elections in November, I am reminded of discussions I have had with people about how difficult the paper ballot is to read and mark at the same time. I want to remind everyone there are other voting machines that you can use to vote.

The “B” machine is available for any voter who requests it at the polling places. This machine makes it easier to see the many candidates to choose from as well as the three referendum items you will be asked to vote upon in the general election. Voters who use the “B” machine still will see their paper ballot printout and votes are counted the same way. 

Last November, I tested out the new voting machine. I have seen how much better it is for viewing and filling out the ballot, especially if you have forgotten your glasses or have a hard time seeing. 

The “B” machine does it all for you. The ballot appears on a computer screen, which allows the voter to adjust the type size on the ballot to make it easier to view all the options. 

I am hoping this machine will become more popular since it really offers an improved voter experience. The more people use it, the easier it will become for poll workers to stay familiar with the “B” machinene so it can be used correctly. Give it a try.

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Vote for what? More corrupt politicians? The people need relief from corrupt politicians in Westchester and throughout NYS. ITS TIME THE PEOPLE STOOD UP AND DID SOMETHING ABOUT IT!

Vote for what? More corrupt politicians? The people need relief from corrupt politicians in Westchester and throughout NYS. ITS TIME THE PEOPLE STOOD UP AND DID SOMETHING ABOUT IT!

Vote for what? More corrupt politicians? The people need relief from corrupt politicians in Westchester and throughout NYS. ITS TIME THE PEOPLE STOOD UP AND DID SOMETHING ABOUT IT!

Vote for what? More corrupt politicians? The people need relief from corrupt politicians in Westchester and throughout NYS. ITS TIME THE PEOPLE STOOD UP AND DID SOMETHING ABOUT IT!

I have voted in every general election since the new paper ballot machines replaced the old, good, mechanical ones and removed privacy in voting. I have never heard of, or seen evidence of, these "plan B" machines prior to this article. They are a well kept secret.

a recent investigation into voter fraud across the entire country has found it virtually non-existent in the United States. It's a fairy that the GOP keep pounding as a talking point. and they can make arguments for tough voter ID laws that m make it harder for the left to vote.

The Plan B machines are a colossal waste of money. Nobody uses them. It takes about 20 minutes to cast a vote if you can use the controller, much longer if you can't use it. Yet you have the costs of the machines, their storage and maintenance, and two poll inspectors plus their training. There are polling sites where NO ONE has voted on one of them for as long as they have been in use.

As for the notion that they are easier to commit fraud, I have no idea where that came from. Control of the ballots is just as rigorous as on the regular machines.

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Nice try.... They are also easier with which to commit fraud. That's why she's encouraging their use