Re: Keeping 'em the booth until the printer is done

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Thu Dec 04 2003 - 13:30:39 CST

> We can never totally eliminate the requirement for some level of
competency.
> The goal should be to make the bar as low as possible, and it should be
> uniform. That is, there is not way to justify a system where it's harder
to
> vote in one county as opposed to the other. We have to recognize that the
> bar is there.
>
To expand a bit. This is part of the answer to the question about a uniform
system. i.e., Why a uniform system?

We need a uniform system because different systems have different competency
requirements. Voters should not be penalized or disenfranchised due to the
county in which they happen to live.

Alan D.
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