New state rules severely limiting the use of touch-screen voting machines in California have left many counties scrambling to prepare for elections using paper ballots. Napa, Santa Clara and about 20 other counties will have to move from their all-electronic systems for the first time in years.Most of the article discusses the difficulties from the perspective that it might take a long time to know all the results. My response: Who cares? As long as you get the right answer, there is no need to hurry.
Monday, January 28, 2008
The More Things Change...
...the more they go back to the way they were. And that can be a good thing. Witness, the resurgence of paper-ballot voting: