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I read that the new “paper ballot” system they are implementing prints a QR code instead of the actual choices the voter made, so the voter can’t tell if their votes were carried over correctly. Then the QR code needs to be scanned into a tally system, so… totally unhackable, lol.
And we know exactly when the next election is and we know there is more than enough time and resources so there is no chance at all that they will drag their feet, fail to implement and then steal another election. Right?
I don’t get it…
Here in Ontario we have paper ballots where we connect a line to show who we’re voting for… A machine then reads that line and adds a vote, with the paper ballot locked in the bottom of the machine so it can be re-counted if necessary…
Literally the easiest computer tallying system AND it includes a paper backup… Poll workers then have the machine display the vote tally, and any of the workers can simply count the paper if they feel there’s an issue.
WHY are more places not doing this?? Why are more people not demanding this??
Let’s see if they implement it in time or if they steal another election.
This sounds like a step in the right direction, but still, what the fuck is a “ballot marking machine”?
Have people never heard of pencils or pens, the associativity of addition, or the base 10 representation of numbers? These tools scale pretty much arbitrarily. If your population doubles, count each half the same way you were doing before, and do one more addition. So essentially the same fraction of the population can be ballot counting officers regardless of how large your country is.