Re: A question about how votes are cast (protecting against multiplesheets of paper)

From: Jan Karrman <jan_at_it_dot_uu_dot_se>
Date: Mon Jan 19 2004 - 12:21:06 CST

On Mon, 19 Jan 2004, Douglas W. Jones wrote:

> The voter requests to cast a vote. A pollworker enables the
> machine to print one ballot. The voter uses the machine. If
> the ballot printed by the machine is satisfactory, the voter
> deposits it in the ballot box. If not, the voter presents
> the ticket (a spoiled ballot) to the pollworker, the pollworker
> puts it in the spoiled ballot envelope and re-enables the machine
> to allow the voter to try again.

A positive side-effect with a procedure like this would be that it
eliminates the problem with a previous voter walking away in the
middle of the voting process.

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