[E-voting] Election Day T-Shirt

Louise Ferguson louise.ferguson at gmail.com
Mon May 14 09:33:13 IST 2007

I'd have a good look at the exact phrasing of the law on what you can and
can't do in the vicinity of a polling station. For example, in the UK it's
permissible to wear a party rosette (with party colour) outside the polling
station, but not a rosette with a candidate name in the centre.


On 11/05/07, David GLAUDE (PourEVA) <dglaude at poureva.be> wrote:
> We have been there and have done that since I am a member of PourEVA.
> http://www.poureva.be/recherche.php3?recherche=3Dshirt
> Only one of us was administratively arrested for until the end of the
> voting day. Actually he was denied the right to vote... but that is not
> a problem since he wanted to refuse to vote using those computer.
> To tell the truth, he was not wearing one of our printed T-Shirt since
> he not able to acquire or make one. So he took a printed piece of paper
> and attached that on a white T-Shirt.
> He was asked to remove that. He refused and so he was arrested.
> The good news is that his wife directly contacted us, we sended a
> message to the press and the TV and other journalist where there to
> report that event.
> At every other place and occasion, those wearing our T-Shirt did not
> have any problem at all.
> I really don't think that it is a bad idea to print such T-Shirt, but
> make sure you think twice about what you want to print.
> David GLAUDE
> Wesley wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > In light of recent comments about it being embarrassing that Ireland
> still uses
> > pencils instead of our e-voting machines, I've been thinking about
> getting a
> > t-shirt printed for polling day to wear to my polling station to
> > highlight the issue of e-voting. Going to go for something simple like
> maybe
> > an image of a pencil and a slogan "Better a trustworthy pencil than an
> insecure
> > machine". Do people think this is a good idea? And would anyone else
> like
> > to get involved in this? Any design ideas also welcome.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Wesley
> >
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