[E-voting] Re: Election Supervisors
sitecom at tinet.ie
Fri Jun 10 07:04:07 IST 2005
Keith Martin <keith at keith.gs> wrote
> The County Registrar/Sheriff is appointed by the Department of the
> Environment &
> Local Government, and is generally a non-political appointment. They
> would be
> selected by the Minister, but I'm not aware of any people who have been
> into these positions for political reasons. [snip]
Well, I am !
Among lawyers, it is notorious that these positions are political "gifts" to
I am personally aware that this is so.
> I'd say contacting the Returning Officers wouldn't have a huge effect -
> quite careful about their neutrality.
This is true, but it is still a profoundly unsatisfactory situation.
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