R: Re: R: Re: CHAT (POLITICS!!!): Putting the duh in Florida
|Date:||Friday, December 1, 2000, 18:30|
> Mangiat wrote:
> > Here on the other side of the pond votes are *always* counted manually(at
> > least in Italy). Nevertheless, we have the results the day after...
> Hmmm ... how many counters do you have?
Mmm, in my little village (1800 inhabitants) about 15, 20 maybe.
That is about 0.8% of the population. In greater towns the average should be
lower. The number of voters, OTOH, is costantly decreasing (today only the
70-75% of the population goes to vote during the national elections).
> Personally, I think we should
> go electronic. Electronic voting machines are more accurate, and have
> less chance of accidental invalidation (i.e., people voting for two
> different people), and count instantly