Re: Fwd: OVC-discuss Digest, Vol 25, Issue 48

From: <dr-jekyll_at_att_dot_net>
Date: Thu Nov 30 2006 - 07:01:40 CST

The jury selection process is one of random choice followed by screening for qualifications. The poll worker selection process could do the same.

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-------------- Original message from Charlie Strauss <cems@earthlink.net>: -------------- 
> It's not so simple since poll working is physically demanding and 
> many would not be qualified. However, you could possibly achieve 
> the identical goal by simply allowing people selected for the jury 
> pool to opt out if they will serve as a poll worker. They would need 
> to declare themseleves fit to do so, but the self selection would 
> remove the problem of "forcing" people who were unfit. 
> 
> 
> 
> On Nov 29, 2006, at 8:12 AM, Jerry Lobdill wrote: 
> 
> > I have also recommended that workers in the audits be selected in a 
> > manner similar to jury duty. 
> > 
> > 
> >> Message: 7 
> >> 
> >> In 1908, the grand jury that investigated Chicago's primary of that 
> >> year recommended that poll workers be selected in a manner similar 
> >> to jury duty. They also added that candidates, office holders, and 
> >> government workers, because so many of them were part of the frauds 
> >> and do have obvious conflicts of interest, not be allowed to work 
> >> at the polls. 
> >> 
> >> -- 
> >> Kurt 
> > 
> > 
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