Re: More on voting stations

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Fri May 07 2004 - 12:35:27 CDT

Arthur,

> I think the mechanism we should use is appropriate messaging by the
> EVM of the status of the transaction, plus appropriate training for
> the poll workers.
>
Yes. And a general comment. Geeks that jump into voting technology have a
tendency to look for a technology solution for every issue. They (ah hem..
Karl) should read more Roy Saltman first.

http://vote.nist.gov/pospapers/Saltman-AuditabilityofDREs(Revised)2003.pdf

> The voting process as a human system involving people,
> procedures and activities as well as machines is stressed.
>
Alan D.
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