[E-voting] More Parliamentary Questions

Keith Martin keith.martin at concern.net
Wed Mar 10 10:42:51 GMT 2004


>From: Ciaran Mac Lochlainn <ciaran17 at eircom.net>
>Subject: [E-voting] More Parliamentary Questions
>  426. Mr. Sargent asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage
and Local Government  >if he expects the introduction of electronic
voting to have an impact on delays and queues >during peak voting
times. [7913/04]
>
>   Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government (Mr.
> Cullen): <snip>It has already been arranged that over  7,000 voting
machines will be      >available for use at the coming  European and
local elections compared to an estimated     >6,200 ballot  boxes under
the paper based system.

Did it not occur to the esteemed Minister that it takes slightly longer
to key your preferences for two (or three) ballots into a machine than
it does to put a pre-prepared piece of paper into a box???




More information about the E-voting mailing list