[E-voting] [rop@gonggri.jp: check this out...]

Jason Kitcat jason at jasonkitcat.com
Mon Mar 19 10:33:34 GMT 2007


Dear Catherine

Catherine Ansbro <cansbro at eircom.net> said on 19/3/07:
>Any ideas what this means?
>
>"although it is not used in the actual vote count, it does tabulate the 
>results on both a regional and national level."
>
>Last I knew, tabulating = counting.
>
>Are the Dutch hand-counting ballots? 

No. My understanding (which may be wrong) is that the electronic votes are counted in each polling station. The Groenendaal system takes the subtotals from each polling station and brings them together. The Dutch voting system uses nation-wide party lists so collation of votes is rather important.

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