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Fretting over Buddy Johnson

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December

BuddyjohnsonSue Carlton dreamed she was aboard the Titanic as disaster loomed: "..The guy leading the ship's orchestra, smiling confidently all the while? It was Buddy Johnson, Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections.

"...Kurt Browning, Secretary of State and the guy responsible for tabulating Florida's vote, sounded a little night-sweaty himself when asked recently about Hillsborough's go-slow approach to making the switch from touch screens to paper ballots. "It would cause me to lie awake in bed at night with my eyes wide open," Browning told Times reporter Bill Varian."

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[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 3:11pm]

    

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