Would you rather have Rick Scott in Florida overseeing the voting mechanism, or Charlie Crist? Would you rather have Scott Walker in Wisconsin overseeing the voting mechanism, or would you rather have Mary Burke? Who would you rather have in Ohio, John Kasich or Ed FitzGerald?” he asked.
There is another way: nonpartisan election administration, where the people counting the votes have their primary allegiance to the integrity of the electoral process and not to one political party or another. (I make my pitch for that in The Voting Wars, among other places.)