RE: FAQ # 24

From: Popkin, Laird (WMG Corp) <"Popkin,>
Date: Fri Dec 12 2003 - 18:33:11 CST

OK, I'll take a shot at it...

The same thing that happens if the paper jams in any printer; the staff at
the polling booth would be trained to clear paper jams, and if they are
unable to do so they could either swap in a replacement printer or close the
voting booth. In any case, the voter could re-enter his or her vote and
print a new ballot, which would then be processed.

The OVC system will eliminate repeat votes by a single voter, so even if the
jammed ballot is later accidentally counted, it will not affect the vote
totals.

The system will allow a poll worker to record the jammed ballot as "spoiled"
so that the total counts (number of ballots printed, minus spoiled ballots)
match the number of votes counted.

- LP
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Sent: Friday, December 12, 2003 5:35 PM
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Subject: [voting-project] FAQ # 24

"What if the paper jams?"

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