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TreasonousBastard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-19-10 09:03 AM
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6. Very simple answer....
the scanners are designed to read both sides of the ballot.

In the general election there may be too many offices, candidates and propositions to fit on one side, so the back of the ballot will be used. The scanner has to be able to read the back so it can scan in one pass, and the ballot is coded so that the scanner knows what is being read. So, it makes no difference which way you put the ballot in.

Next question?

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  -NY: "Since I dont understand how the machine can record the votes...I did not feel confident" Bill Bored  Sep-18-10 09:01 PM   #0 
  - Personally, I was really disappointed and angry that I did not get a paper receipt  BrklynLiberal   Sep-18-10 09:08 PM   #1 
  - That still wouldn't prove your votes were counted as cast. nt  Bill Bored   Sep-18-10 11:06 PM   #3 
  - Who gets a paper receipt?  Wilms   Sep-19-10 12:00 AM   #4 
     - Thousands of trees were lost..some incredibly old, magnificent ones that will take generations  BrklynLiberal   Sep-19-10 08:41 AM   #5 
  - mine got rejected because it didn't come out of the folder smoothly..  Historic NY   Sep-18-10 09:47 PM   #2 
  - Very simple answer....  TreasonousBastard   Sep-19-10 09:03 AM   #6 
     - You didn't answer the question, which was: HOW DOES ONE KNOW THE VOTE WAS COUNTED AS CAST? nt  Bill Bored   Sep-19-10 02:28 PM   #7 
        - Faith. n/t  Wilms   Sep-19-10 06:44 PM   #8 

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