The CEO of North Canton, Ohio-based Diebold, Inc., Walden O'Dell has been oft-quoted for his 2003 Republican fund-raiser promise to help "Ohio deliver its electoral votes to the president next year." O'Dell himself was a high-level contributor to the Bush/Cheney '04 campaign as well as many other Republican causes.
"A very serious problem...one malicious person can change the outcome of any Diebold election"
A helpful reminder that whether voters have had enough of GOP rule may be politically irrelevant -- polling data can always be made up or magically explained away once the numbers fall in the predetermined way. -- Benj Hellie