Re: Flash, San Diego mayor gets elected on undervote

From: Ed Kennedy <ekennedyx_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Wed Feb 02 2005 - 22:29:33 CST

charlie strauss wrote:
> this is not a "problem with optical scan", its a problem with how
> optical scan is processed. San Francisco I recently read has gone to
> requiring all ballots be exmined for voter intent and not relying on
> the bubbles to clue the machine into write ins. It certainly is in
> the realm of mundane current technology to have a machine set aside
> all ballots with markings in the write-in areas regardless of the
> bubble being marked.
>
> moreover I would say that since its much easier to write in a
> candidate with a pencil than the slightly clumsy touchscreen
> keyboards that optical scan aids write-ins not hinders them.
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