Question re. Ballot Definition Files

From: Kathy Dopp <kathy_dot_dopp_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Sun Oct 22 2006 - 00:58:06 CDT

Is there any way, given our current shoddy voting equipment, to know a way
to request ballot definition files after an election in a way that is
verifiably the ballot definitions that were actually used?

Just wondering if there might be a way to do open records requests for
ballot definitions after an election and have some sense of receiving the
same ballot definitions used during the election. Since these are not
proprietary programs and are not election returns, most state laws should
theoretically make them publicly available.


Kathy Dopp
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