[E-voting] multiple elections

Mark Dennehy Mark.Dennehy at cs.tcd.ie
Fri Mar 19 21:00:16 GMT 2004


Ref:[Shane Hogan, Fri, 19/03/04 @ 20:47 -0000]
> > You get given a different token by the personation officer, when you
> > go over to the machine and give the token to the attendant they set
> > it up for whichever votes you are registered :)
> This raises some interesting issues. How much is involved in 'setting up the
> machine' for the different token type? If this is a very manual task, it
> could be quite error-prone. When would the voter notice if an error had
> occurred?

That's exactly what happened in the recent case in Orange
County, CA :

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=2026&u=/latimests/20040309/ts_latimes/7000orangecountyvotersweregivenbadballots&printer=1

http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/6/36146.html


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