Re: Ballots for elections with many races

From: Douglas W. Jones <jones_at_cs_dot_uiowa_dot_edu>
Date: Wed Apr 28 2004 - 10:00:01 CDT

On Apr 27, 2004, at 7:35 PM, Steve Chessin wrote:

> Some optical scan machines can use both sides of the scan sheet, and
> have for some elections. (I think this was the case in the March
> primary for Contra Costa County, California.)

Most optical scan machines are able to scan both sides of the
ballot. This is how they can handle big general elections on
8 1/2 by 11 paper. Many do two sided scans of legal size paper
in order to handle the really big general elections of large
urban areas.

                Doug Jones
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