[E-voting] Re: terrorism and electronic elections

David GLAUDE dglaude at poureva.be
Thu Jul 14 02:51:09 IST 2005

I am totally against "pre-printed serial numbers on the back".

Obvious all paper ballot must be identical with no way to distinguish 
one from another for secrecy reason... this is obvious to me but seems 
to be non obvious in UK(?) where such number are stamped on the paper 
ballot and next to the name of the voter.


Michael McMahon wrote:
> paul.holden at icsmember.ie wrote:

> The real printed ballots would have to
> have some authenticating information like printer marks
> equivalent to the old stamp, and pre-printed serial numbers on
> the back. In that situation, fake ballots would just be removed
> without affecting the audit. However, if a ballot paper turns
> up that looks authentic, but has the wrong data on it, then
> that is evidence of a serious problem.

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