Re: My poll worker experience parts one and two (thewhole magilla)

From: laird popkin <lairdp_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Mon Nov 29 2004 - 12:02:08 CST

This writeup is quite informative, thanks! It seemed to me that the
hardware that they used was OK, but the lack of training meant that
the process was broken in all sorts of ways (like accidentally
scanning provisional ballots, the totals not adding up, etc.). Is the
lack of training typical?

- LP

On Fri, 26 Nov 2004 19:34:48 -0500, Keith Copenhagen <k@copetech.com> wrote:
> Thanks Ed,
> Reading your experience brought up a bunch of issues for me, so I
> dropped your letter into the Wiki and then hung some pages for
> discussion off of it.
>
> http://gyaku.pair.com/vote/drupal/?q=book/view/137
>
> My opinions that this seemed to connect to were :
> (1) Does the OVC goals match my opinion that the OVC system needs to
> span the entire voting process and assisting the voting booth itself is
> secondary ?
>
> (2) That the cut point for this gordian knot is the moment the vote is
> cast (as per Ed's push here to vote).
>
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