[E-voting] Compulsory voting

Craig Burton caburt at alphalink.com.au
Sat Sep 10 23:22:30 IST 2005


Catherine,
Yes, I worked this out from later posts.  I recall the biggest issue 
with the 2000 Florida problems were people having been deleted from 
registers.  Has Ireland considered provisional voting?

Catherine Ansbro wrote:

> Craig,
>
> 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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