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shraby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 03:25 AM
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Can someone take a look and screen capture?
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NamVetsWeeLass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 03:28 AM
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1. ok, A screen shot of what?
I have the page pulled up, But I don't know what I am supposed to be capturing?
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NamVetsWeeLass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 03:41 AM
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2. screen shot
Edited on Sun Nov-14-04 03:42 AM by NamVetsWeeLass


Then the text I missed at the bottom of that page:


There is no need, and I believe it undesirable , to have every individual vote
tallied at a central site (a mirror , disaster-recovery, site is not solving
the problem in question). A hierarchical system is appropriate.
furthermore while exit polls influence the election and so on we also do not
want local partial results disclosed. It may be desirable for updates on a
periodic basis to be forwarded as a 'sign of life'. The problem is that if
these intermediate results exist news agencies will want to publicize them
and that would influence the election in-progress. Already we have seen
partial dsenfranchisement and lower voter turnout in Alaska and esp.
Hawaii since the polls are open there after the polls in Eastern US close.

On a technical level each voting machine should tally its results. The next
level up is the Election District. Results of each voting machine are
summarized by the ED node and reported up to the location master node for the
polling place (again I leave out redundancy; we assume measures are taken for
reliability). The results of each polling place are grouped by county.
It is not clear to me that any state-level elected office has a district
spanning multiple counties. Similarly I do not believe that any congressional
seat spans state borders. Therefore it should suffice to tabulate state-wide
and federal elections on a county-by-county basis for each state at a
state-wide master node.

In short, as has been pointed out a tree approach makes the problem of vote
counting quite tractable.




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