SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: SIGIA-L: Usability blunder causes U.
Re: SIGIA-L: Usability blunder causes U.S. Presidential Election turmoil
From: hedahne (hedahne.chung_at_razorfish.com)
Date: Thu Nov 09 2000 - 11:21:02 EST
>Apparently this type of ballot has been used before in other
>elections...to quote a friend of mine who thinks this whole
>issue is "overblown", "In California, I've voted on ballots like that".
>(To him, "there was no issue as to [the ballot] being confusing", but then
>again he may be the type naturally drawn to reading fine print/reading
>unusual documentation )
>If this type of ballot is out there and is being used fairly commonly,
>clearly there is an even larger/graver issue going beyond the scope of
>At 08:18 AM 11/9/00 -0500, Bill Hill wrote:
>>This isn't off topic at all. It's a graphical error of Tuftian proportions.
>>As I understand it, the ballot was designed by a local official.
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