Re: Ms. Tobi's overheated rhetoric

From: Danny Swarzman <danny_at_stowlake_dot_com>
Date: Sun Nov 11 2007 - 23:05:44 CST

Does that come to about 50 ballots per person per hour?

Then 100 people could count 5000 ballots per hour.

100 people could count 100000 ballots per day.

San Francisco may be 200000 ballots. That would be two days for 100
people.

4000 person hours at $25 would be $100,000.

But San Francisco is likely to have two or three times as many
contests making it less than one week for $200000-$300000 for the
election. That seems to be in the ball park of the cost of buying the
closed source venders or a little less.

Sound right?

-Danny

But San Francisco in February wlll
On Nov 11, 2007, at 8:17 PM, Brent Turner wrote:

>> With seven races and two initiatives, the six teams of two people
>> each were able to hand-count twice 944 ballots in four hours.

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