Fwd: 80 race capacity -- 44 contests example

From: David Mertz <voting-project_at_gnosis_dot_cx>
Date: Thu May 20 2004 - 01:26:22 CDT

> http://www.smartvoter.org/uvote4/uvote4.cgi?
> addr=1719++WILSHIRE+BL&date=2002/11/05&zip=90403

I'm not quite sure if write-ins were allowed in the N of M contests,
but it looks like probably (Alan left off one contest from his printed
ballot):

Santa Monica, Precinct 6250089A, Nov 2002
6956696443497575063949807114240000 distinct votes are possible
Optimal encoding is approximately: 113 bits
Contests at bit-boundaries, approx: 133 bits
Self-delimited (8 char symbology): 210 bits

Using:

# Santa Monica, Precinct 6250089A, Nov 2002
single 7 # Gov
single 8 # Lt Gov
single 8 # Sec State
single 6 # St Contr
single 7 # St Treas
single 6 # AG
single 7 # Ins Com
single 3 # Super
single 3 # US Rep
single 4 # St Ass
single 4 # Eq Board
single 2 # Judicial confirmation SC
single 2 # Judicial confirmation SC
single 2 # Judicial confirmation SC
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation CoA
single 2 # Judicial confirmation Sup
single 2 # Judicial confirmation Sup
single 2 # Judicial confirmation Sup
single 2 # Judicial confirmation Sup
multi 4 6 # Board of Trustees (N of M?)
multi 4 6 # Board of Edu (N of M?)
single 2 # Prop 46
single 2 # Prop 47
single 2 # Prop 48
single 2 # Prop 49
single 2 # Prop 50
single 2 # Prop 51
single 2 # Prop 52
single 2 # Measure A
single 2 # Measure B
single 2 # Measure EE
single 2 # Measure FF
single 2 # Measure GG
single 2 # Measure HH
single 2 # Measure II
single 2 # Measure JJ
single 2 # Measure KK
multi 3 9 # City Council
multi 3 4 # Rent Control
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