Recount changes results?

Saturday, November 11th, 2000 - 4:21 pm PST

After 3 days and 205 votes totaled, Rev. Smith’s photo on was inactivated with an an impressive score of 6.9 from the voting public. But days later, the score mysteriously dropped to a 4.9 and has stayed there since. Some Smith supporters are blaming confusing ballots. “I think a lot of people meant to rate him a 9 or 10, but then, like, accidentally gave him a 3,” said one. “In the end, I think it was the overseas ballots that really brought him down,” noted one analyst.