Re: [OVC-discuss] draft of text for new OVC-sponsored bill

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Mon Jan 26 2009 - 17:39:54 CST

> I'd also be concerned about assuming that election laws have to change to
> reflect the technological system that's being put in place; it's supposed
> to
> go the other way.
Oh yeah, another example comes to mind showing how technology helps shape
election law. There are some regulations about paper characteristics for
ballots. This is largely driven by what paper works best for high-speed
scanners. Some flimsy paper might jam more easily and the ballot mutilated.
This is election code that is very specific to hand-marked optical scan
paper ballots.

Alan D.

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