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R: Re: R: Re: CHAT (POLITICS!!!): Putting the duh in Florida

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Friday, December 1, 2000, 18:30
Nik wrote:

> Mangiat wrote: > > Here on the other side of the pond votes are *always* counted manually
> > 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). Luca
> 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