Re: Joint paper for WPES 2004

From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joehall_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Thu Jun 10 2004 - 16:19:29 CDT

(Doug said a long time ago...)

> Secret ballots are a matter of state law, so citing
> sample state laws makes sense. (One state in the US
> still allows voters to make non-secret votes, if
> they wish! I think it's an Appalacian state, but
> I forget which.)

Well it's not South Carolina... which added the word "secret" in front
of the word "ballot" in their constitution in 1971 (see the following
SC Supreme Court decision: George v. Municipal Election Comm'n of the
City of Charleston, 335 S.C. 182 at at 188-189)

-- 
Joseph Lorenzo Hall
UC Berkeley, SIMS PhD Student
http://pobox.com/~joehall/
blog: http://pobox.com/~joehall/nqb/
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