Re: Integrating two solutions (related to the Calif. bill thread)

From: Edward Cherlin <echerlin_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Wed Jan 21 2009 - 20:40:06 CST

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:00 AM, Ronald Crane <voting@lastland.net> wrote:
> Why not (1) hand-filled paper ballots for the general voting population;

See Minnesota. We need ballot markers that will produce clean,
indisputable ballots. No overvotes, no unintentional undervotes, no
extra marks, and so on.

Also, see "Landslide" Lyndon Johnson for only one example of why paper
is inherently hackable.

> (2)
> Vote-PADs for the disabled who can use them, and OVC-style ballot printers
> for the disabled who need the extra assistance; (3) OVC-style scanners to
> count the ballots (preferably at each precinct); and (4) the Humboldt
> procedure/hand audits to check the counting?

Fine.

> -R
>
> Jim March wrote:
>>
>> Folks,
>>
>> Let's step back a sec and look at the landscape here.
>>
>> There are four reform solutions on the table right now:....

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