SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] ballot usability redux
Re: [Sigia-l] ballot usability redux
From: Whitney Quesenbery (wq2_at_sufficiently.com)
Date: Mon Aug 11 2003 - 08:20:45 EDT
At 02:28 AM 8/11/2003 -0400, James Spahr wrote:
>If most states are like New York -- then they already do. Ballots in NYC
>(and Long Island -- they only 2 places where I have voted) contain local,
>regional, state and national election data on them. That means each voting
>district has a slightly different ballot than it's neighboring district.
And each voting district has a county clerk or other local official who
prepares and vets each ballot design.
That is very different from randomly generated ballot pages.
And...with punch card readers, how would you ever count them?
Whitney Interactive Design, LLC
UPA - www.upassoc.org
STC Usability SIG: www.stcsig.org/usability
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