Re: voter-induced compromise of the paper trail

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Fri Nov 12 2004 - 15:04:44 CST

It could increase the chance of vote-buying and vote coercion. Frankly, I
think this argument is weak in light of all the other ways the same thing
could happen (esp absentee ballots). But it's not a war worth fighting
right now. Trust me. See the OVC History page going back to 2-13-01 and
the concept paper I gave to Sacramento County. I wrangled with people for a
long time on this one.

Alan D.

> I have a question. Why do people consider it a bad thing if a person
> walks home with a peice of paper that states how they voted?
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