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Topic: New project: certification in statistics
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P.G.Hamer

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Registered: 12/12/04
Re: manual recount - of punched ballots
Posted: Nov 16, 2000 8:06 AM
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Rich Ulrich wrote:

> I don't think that ANY re-vote is pragmatically feasible.

Agreed.

> Anyway, ignoring the 19,000 double-punched ballots

In an ideal world, a pragmatically defensible option would
be to split the double-punched votes resulting from the poor
[and illegal?] ballot paper design evenly between the parties.

This doesn't actually re-enfranchise those voters, but at least
would go part way towards doing so; in a relatively non-subjective
way.

Peter

Of course in an ideal world >most< countries would have a better
of candidates to select from!





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