RE: Barcode Redux

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Mon Jun 07 2004 - 23:23:09 CDT

At 7:58 PM -0500 6/7/04, John Payson wrote:
> >>
>This seems like a useful thought. How deep should such a "pre-casting"
>inspection go? If there is both human-readible text and a bar code, should
>both be inspected for gunk? I'm assuming this would be a inspection done by a
>memory-less machine, otherwise there would be privacy issues.
><<
>
>First of all, if the current plan is to do any sort of scanning of the ballots
>as they are cast, I don't see any reason why having the ballot scanned more
>thoroughly to ensure there are no stray marks would pose any
>additional privacy
>risks.

The current plan is to allow the voter to scan the ballot using the
"BVA" but the ballot is not otherwise scanned until poll closing.

Best regards,
Arthur

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