Re: Questions from election officials

From: Douglas W. Jones <jones_at_cs_dot_uiowa_dot_edu>
Date: Mon May 03 2004 - 17:28:39 CDT

On May 3, 2004, at 2:38 PM, Alan Dechert wrote:
>> The OVC model is not aiming to print on cash-register tape, as many
>> VVPT vendors propose to do. Ted Selker has produced some mockups
>> of what a VVPT ballot would look like in cash-register tape format!
>> They're readable, but a general election comes out to be over a
>> yard long.
>>
> Classic strawman argument from Selker.

Except it's not a strawman! This is what the VVPT you get out of
an Avante machine looks like (a bit shorter than a yard because
Avante uses 3 inch tape where Selker's example is 1.5 inch tape).

It is quite clear that there are lots of people out there designing
really hard to use solutions to voter-verification.

                        Doug Jones
                        jones@cs.uiowa.edu
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