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troubleinwinter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-07-06 04:18 PM
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42. "Dingwall Count", Scotland
Edited on Thu Dec-07-06 04:18 PM by troubleinwinter
Nice pictures, for sure!

The entire population of Dingwall is 5,500.

They are counting ballots with ONE race.

Los Angles County, CA, had 2,952,283 registered voters as of October 2006. Some 53 issues/races to be voted on, Nov 7, 2006.

One must have a system in place to organize to count 156,470,999 votes, record and tabulate them accurately in only one county.

How does one convince a registrar to implement such a thing? Good luck with that. I would think a push to enforce paper ballots with optiscan and random audits can be implemented. A registrar is going to fight to his/her dying breath against trying to screen, train, track and oversee however many thousands of people in the county to legitimately hand count all votes.

Maybe if you can find just one county elections official to agree that it is a workable idea, it sure would be something we'd like to hear.
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