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Letter: Bold Systems' vote track's cheating

Bellport residents vote during the school board elections

Bellport residents vote during the school board elections at Bellport Middle School in Bellport. (May 15, 2012) Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams, Jr.

The very idea that my school board, Bayport-Blue Point, has purchased and employed vote-tracking software violates the privacy of my vote and is repugnant ["Software do-over," News, April 28]. This is an outrageous betrayal of the voting taxpayer.

How much more corruption must we endure? The recent allegations of teachers molesting their underage students, enabling cheating, and now the illegal and devious use of technology to invade the sanctity of the voting booth? Cheating seems to be an accepted practice.

Our children need true role models, not cheaters and spies who will use any excuse to further their insatiable lust for more and more tax cash and the election of their cronies.

The 2 percent property tax cap was imposed in order to give us some small relief. But the school boards and administrators seem to want to circumvent the law at every opportunity.

Yvonne Kleine, Bayport