[E-voting] [eugeneflynn@54degrees.com: Evoting Survey Questions]

Andrew Ó Baoill andrew at funferal.org
Sat Mar 13 17:27:14 GMT 2004


How about some of the following:
1. Do you have confidence in the current manual system of voting

2. Rank who you would prefer to see oversee changes in the running of 
Elections:
A. A Government Minister
B. A cross party body
C. an Independant Elections Oversight Commission.

Andrew

On Mar 12, 2004, at 5:49 AM, Paul Gargan wrote:

> Michael McMahon wrote:
>> Would you trust a private company to have complete control over our 
>> election system?
>
> Eugene Flynn's original mail tactfully requested that
>
> "Naturally, no obvious bias in phrasing of questions should be 
> included"
>
> I think any leading questions like the above would be automatically 
> excluded from the survey. This is only fair, imho.
>
> To look at it another way, we'd object to questions like "Should self- 
> appointed luddites be allowed halt the deployment of independently 
> tested voting machines?" :)
>
> Keep the questions neutral, and use the results to gauge the state of 
> public opinion / knowledge.
>
> Paul.
>
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