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mmurray's Avatar Jump to comment 22 by mmurray

What was a "hanging chad" anyway?


A chad is the name given to the bit of card punched out of voting cards by some automated voting machines. Part of the Florida, Jeb Bush fiasco in 2000 was an argument over hanging chads -- which were chads which had not been completely punched out.

Google knows all

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chad_(paper)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2000_United_States_presidential_election

Michael

Mon, 10 Nov 2008 00:05:00 UTC | #267466