[E-voting] Compulsory voting

Catherine Ansbro cansbro at eircom.net
Fri Sep 9 17:16:47 IST 2005


There wasn't an issue about "vote deletion" or "loss of a paper vote."  
Ita meant loss of voter registration.  (When you show up to vote, and 
you discover that you've been removed from the voter registration list 
so you can't vote, even though you want to.)  Same-day registration with 
suitable ID & proof of address would solve this.

Craig Burton wrote:

> All that follows IMHO is sorely overdue.  Some sort of e-voting or 
> e-tracking system would be needed to detect vote "deletion" or loss of 
> a paper vote.  I'm not sure how much of the vote casting process has 
> to be automate to provide ths and I'm not sure what the implications 
> are for anonymity.

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