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jeremyp at pobox.com
Thu Aug 7 01:21:36 EDT 2008
Tanner Lovelace wrote:
> Note, btw, that if the counter machine spits a ballot out the voter is allowed
> to press a button saying to just take the ballot as is. If for some reason the
> voter has already left the precinct, election officials are instructed to press
> that button for the voter so that at least some of their vote will count.
> Also, the voter has to be the one that places the ballot in the machine.
> This is to guard against an election official swapping out the voters ballot
> with one they pre-prepared.
I would guess that the number of ballots left over at the end of the day
is also reconciled against the number of "authorization to vote" forms
issued, or something similar? And spoiled ballots carefully tallied.
This would also help reduce such shenanigans...
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