Re: PIN/ballot-id for EVM voter activation

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Sat May 15 2004 - 23:58:23 CDT

At 9:38 PM -0400 5/14/04, David Mertz wrote:
>>Do you want to hold up the line for signing in voters because there
>>is a queue at the voting machines?
>I don't understand what you mean here.
>>> PIN Party-Codes
>>> 4563 23R 71D 23G
>>> 9182 87R 02D 30G
>>> ... ... ... ...
>>And when the poll worker is looking at the list, I read it upside
>>down and vote however I please....
>Well... I *did* address that in the prior note. The poll worker
>needs to mask the rest of the list, either under the table, or
>slowly sliding from an envelope, or something similar. Not an
>unmanageable procedure; not any more difficult, certainly, than the
>physical handling of the smartcards.

More prone to human failure.

>>Things should be as simple as possible, but not simpler. -- Einstein
>I like Einstein too. But *I* think Albert would pick my way :-).

Yeah, right.

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 23:17:45 2004

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Mon May 31 2004 - 23:18:16 CDT