Re: Ballot Format v. Interface Format

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Thu Jul 24 2003 - 23:33:46 CDT

Why does the printed ballot have to match the screen/web version?

Arthur

At 1:51 PM -0700 7/24/03, Edward Cherlin wrote:
>On Thursday 24 July 2003 10:53 am, Arthur Keller wrote:
>> I think that should be the case modulo reformatting for how
>> much fits in the available space using the desired font size.
>> However, no matter what, a ballot must fit on (one side of)
>> one letter-size sheet.
>>
>> Arthur
>
>How big can an election be? I have seen ballots in California
>with dozens of candidates plus dozens of initiatives. Can we
>guarantee to stay within the usual 55 lines on a single page? It
>seems unlikely to me.
>
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>Edward Cherlin, Simputer Evangelist
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