Re: Reflections on the election and implications for the OVC

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Thu Nov 04 2004 - 00:19:53 CST

At 8:42 PM -0700 11/3/04, Charlie Strauss wrote:
>On Nov 3, 2004, at 8:03 PM, Barbara Simons wrote:
>>I really hate to say this, because I think that DREs are a disaster. But at
>>my polling site, people seemed to vote faster on the DREs than on the paper
>>ballots that had been provided as an alternative.
>Perhaps, but many many people can vote simultaneously on paper. the
>limits is the number of pens,chairs, and election judges to
>supervise. Only one person can vote at a time on a dre

And they can work in an environment with unreliable power. I suggest
that the architecture I proposed would likely be even cheaper
(although not as secure) than the Dechert architecture.

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