Re: New York Times Quote of the Day

From: Edmund R. Kennedy <ekennedyx_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Fri Aug 06 2004 - 12:02:30 CDT

Hello All:
Would the OVC EVM aid in the casting of provisional ballots? I could see a routine, when triggered somehow, that marks across the face of the ballot PROVISIONAL and prints out the proper affadavit language for the voter to sign.
I understand that the voter puts their provisional ballot into an envelope. Typically what happense to the envelope after that? Is it placed (envelope and all) into the ballot box? I could see this decreasing the likelihood that these provisional ballots would get 'lost'.
Thanks, Ed Kennedy

Arthur Keller <> wrote:
"You talk about testing with real bullets, this is going to be
testing election reform with real ballots."
- DOUG CHAPIN, executive director of a nonpartisan election watchdog
group, on provisional voting.

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