Re: Precinct canvassing and ranked-order

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Fri Apr 30 2004 - 10:46:38 CDT

Doug,

> The problem is, what short summary of results at the precinct can you
> publish to allow members of the public, observing at that precinct, to
> assure themselves that the results from that precinct have been properly
> incorporated into the district-wide result. It has to be a summary
> result, something you can post on the wall, something that an observer
> can copy down with pencil and paper in a minute and check against the
> published precinct data in tomorrow's newspaper.
>
Fail to see the problem. Our Ballot Reconciliation Procedure (when working
properly) simply reports how many people ranked David Packard third, how
many ranked him first, and so on.

Alan D.
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