Dennis Kucinich, who won less than 2% of the vote in NH, is demanding a recount. He's not claiming that he should have won, or even that there will be a substantial change in his vote count.
Nope, he just wants to help give conspiracies life (and do some good old-fashioned grandstanding while he's at it:
In a letter dated Thursday, Kucinich said he does not expect significant changes in his vote total, but wants assurance that "100 percent of the voters had 100 percent of their votes counted."
Kucinich alluded to online reports alleging disparities around the state between hand-counted ballots, which tended to favor Sen. Barack Obama, and machine-counted ones that tended to favor Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. He also noted the difference between pre-election polls, which indicated Obama would win, and Clinton's triumph by a 39 percent to 37 percent margin.
What is it with people who, when faced with voting results that differ from the polls, assume that the vote must be wrong while the polls were infallible?
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