RE: Why PIN or smartcard is REQUIRED

From: Steve Chessin <steve_dot_chessin_at_sun_dot_com>
Date: Mon May 17 2004 - 19:01:02 CDT

>Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 11:46:11 -0700
>From: Arthur Keller <arthur@kellers.org>
>Subject: RE: [voting-project] Why PIN or smartcard is REQUIRED
>
>At 11:15 AM -0700 5/17/04, Popkin, Laird (WMG Corp) wrote:

>>So my question is -- why do we want to prevent voters from coming in
>>with pre-printed ballots to cast? I can imagine some abusive
>>scenarios, but I'm curious about what the major concern is.
>
>Forgery and ballot stuffing. Plus no computerized record, therefore
>no redundancy.

Plus in most jurisdictions it's illegal. You vote on a
government-issued ballot or you don't vote at all.

--Steve
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