The problems with paper ballots
Posted May 18, 2006 18:07 UTC (Thu) by AJWM
In reply to: The problems with paper ballots
Parent article: Diebold election insecurity systems
Or what if the person can't read?
Then there are validity problems - what if the person accidentially checks two boxes on the same race without noticing it
In the first instance, that person probably shouldn't be voting -- they're hardly making informed choices. In the second, if they're not taking the voting process seriously enough to pay attention to detail, then their vote shouldn't be paid attention to either.
Horribly politically incorrect attitudes, sure, but personally I'd rather live in a country whose government is elected by thoughtful voters than one whose government is the result of a popularity contest.
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