Re: Testing (was Re: Fwd: Jurisdictional focus)

From: Steve Chessin <steve_dot_chessin_at_sun_dot_com>
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 01:20:58 CDT

>Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 20:22:47 -0700
>From: Edward Cherlin <>
>Subject: Testing (was Re: [voting-project] Fwd: Jurisdictional focus)
>On Wednesday 28 April 2004 21:30, Ed Kennedy wrote:
>> Hello Arthur:
>> I do have another idea. Pick a California college town
>> and ask them if they think that we could set up a parallel
>> system at some polling place(s). Once people have voted, ask
>> them if they could test the new system. Have the same ballot
>> as the DRE's. It could be useful for the human engineering
>> tests that seem to be needed and probably adequate for a
>> pilot. It also could be a nice little bit of publicity. I'm
>> suggesting a college town because they'd possibly be more open
>> to such a thing and have a little more time than most of us
>> working stiffs.
>It doesn't have to be a governmental election. We might be able
>to run tests at NGOs, schools, labor unions...There are also
>mock elections here and there. We could set up polls at
>appropriate conferences for the attendees.

Your local League of Women Voters would probably be happy to
participate in such testing.

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