Re: Fwd: [Votingtech] AVANTE on VVPR Implementation - A WP

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Sat Nov 29 2003 - 14:47:41 CST

Mason,

> Also, in following the threads online, it appears that each ballot is
> going to be stored as an individual file. We should keep several log
> files that contain the digital sigs and checksums for each of the votes
> as they are cast. ...
>
This is a subtle but important point you should keep in mind: with the OVC
system, votes are not cast electronically. The vote is cast when the voter
deposits that paper ballot in the ballot box. The electronic record is
there to facilitate tabulation. The electronic record is not the vote.

Alan D.
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