Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 8th Nov 2012 20:12 UTC
Editorial In the United States, state and local authorities are in charge of voting and the country uses more than a half dozen different voting technologies. As a result, the country can't guarantee that it accurately counts national votes in a timely fashion. This article discusses the problem and potential solutions to the U.S. voting dilemma.
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RE[2]: France
by zima on Thu 15th Nov 2012 21:57 UTC in reply to "RE: France"
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It seems trivial to fake to me. I prepare 10 envelopes for my candidate in advance, and bring them in my pocket. Add the "real" envelope to the stack in the voting booth, square up, and drop the lot in the box on my way out. What am I missing?

Polling places know very well how many voting cards they gave out... and if the number doesn't match in the "there's more of them than we gave out" direction, a fraud is very likely - at which point you can either take a closer look and discard fakes, or rerun it in that one area. This seems trivial to me.

Edited 2012-11-15 21:58 UTC

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