Re: MORE Questions from election officials

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Tue May 04 2004 - 12:08:13 CDT

At 3:38 AM -0400 5/4/04, james_in_denver wrote:
>So is there an easy way around the dilemma of either


>you can cast your
>vote, and review it later to make certain that the vote tabulation
>system is working and be susceptible to coercion, or


>you can vote
>anonymously and only be able to verify that your vote was tabulate, but
>not how it was tabulated? Which would be more important? Seems pretty
>situational to me?

We obviously handle case two.

Case one is handled because we support recounts of the paper ballot,
and we reconcile the computer records against the paper ballots
against the precinct voter counts. Doing the reconciliation in the
precinct helps and allowing inspection of the process is also useful.

Best regards,

Arthur M. Keller, Ph.D., 3881 Corina Way, Palo Alto, CA  94303-4507
tel +1(650)424-0202, fax +1(650)424-0424
= The content of this message, with the exception of any external 
= quotations under fair use, are released to the Public Domain    
Received on Mon May 31 23:17:10 2004

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Mon May 31 2004 - 23:18:15 CDT