Re: Bits and what they reveal

From: Jan Karrman <jan_at_it_dot_uu_dot_se>
Date: Thu May 06 2004 - 02:03:17 CDT

On Wed, 5 May 2004, Arthur Keller wrote:

> At 2:27 PM -0700 5/5/04, Alan Dechert wrote:
> >RE: [voting-project] Bits and what they reveal
> >
> >> To contradict myself a bit, ....
> >>
> >Nice going, Laird.
> >
> >> since there's only one reader
> >> per polling station, .....
> >>
> >Minor point: I don't think we'd go with one. You'd need a backup for sure.
> >
> >> and only one person running the
> >> scanner, the hardware and training costs are less of an
> > > issue than for the vote entry stations. :-)
> >>
>
> Both the BRP and the BVA include scanners.
>

True enough, but they are never used at the same time. And unless
the scanner in the BVA is builtin into the station in a way that
it cannot be used for the BRP, it would only be a good thing if
the same scanner that the voters verified there votes with, also
was used for reconciliation.

/Jan
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