Re: Ballot Reconciliation Procedure

From: Clay Lenhart <clay_at_lenharts_dot_net>
Date: Thu Nov 27 2003 - 14:31:52 CST

> The voting machines will be booted from a CD that contains the OS, voting
> machine software, and ballot data. When the polls close, the ballot images
> are written to the CD during the voting machine shut down procedure.

This does something important: it will make sure the right ballots are in the precinct's ballot box. It does not make sure that, later, the votes are counted at a central authority. My gut feeling is that we will solve both issues (ballots are in the ballot box, and the ballots are counted) with another plan and this procedure will be redundant.

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