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Response to Hermit-The-Prog (Reply #39)

Sat Nov 9, 2019, 09:00 AM

40. I agree

although the way this version of the system works, the printed ballots are human-readable with the actual ballot selections printed on them once the voter has made their selections (including both the names/offices of the candidates picked and any ballot questions answered as a yes or no or no response). So theoretically, the stack of ballots could be manually looked at and hand-tabulated, ignoring that QR code that the voting machine generated on the ballot printout for use by the scanner.

I expect the intent of the scanner was to get the vote totals reported faster but my most immediate objection based on what I experienced, was the difficulty "verifying" my printed ballot after I had it print my selections and before submission, due to the lighting situation.

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