Re: Bev Harris Trashed OVC at the Houston Election Hearing

From: Arthur Keller <voting_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Tue Jul 05 2005 - 01:35:23 CDT

At 10:34 PM -0600 7/4/05, Kathy Dopp wrote:
>While many people agree that absentee voting is highly open to
>ballot box stuffing by relatives, etc., it should be fairly simple
>to secure mail in voting to an adequate degree with proper
>procedures involving signature or thumbprint verification. Don't
>you think?

In many jurisdictions including the one where I live, the signatures
on the absentee ballots are checked against the signature on the
original registration form before the ballot envelope is even opened.
Thumbprints are not usually taken on voter registration forms or

Best regards,

Arthur M. Keller, Ph.D., 3881 Corina Way, Palo Alto, CA  94303-4507
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