Re: New York Times Quote of the Day

From: David Jefferson <d_jefferson_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Fri Aug 06 2004 - 12:23:02 CDT

In California, provisional ballots ARE placed into the ballot
box, at least in those counties that have ballot boxes anyway.
Whether DRE counties also have ballot boxes I am not sure,
although since state law allows people with absentee ballots to
drop them off at precinct polling places, I guess they must. I
should know this, but I don't!


--- "Edmund R. Kennedy" <> wrote:

> 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.
> --
> Arthur M. Keller, Ph.D., 3881 Corina Way, Palo Alto, CA
> 94303-4507
> tel +1(650)424-0202, fax +1(650)424-0424
> 10777 Bendigo Cove
> San Diego, CA 92126-2510
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