This series of pages ©David Sadler

I ask you.
What does a Democracy need to be able to certify its elections?
What does a voter need
to have assurance his or her ballot
is added to the table of ballots and the votes are summed correctly?

A purple finger ...

(voter can't verify vote
after leaving polls)
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photo by Max Becherer, NY Times
An "I Voted" button or sticker ...

(voter can't verify vote
after leaving polls)
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image by labelvalue.com
"Sealed" printer spools
giving an illusion of security

(voter can't verify vote
after leaving polls)
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annotated image of
Diebold Accu-Vote TSx printer and spool
by Black Box Voting, Inc
Open Code ...

(voter can't verify vote
after leaving polls)

Do method tabulate vote in memory
Do While Selected_R1/sum(R1A:R1B) < 0.51
    Do menthod flip vote to Selected_R1
    Do method tabulate vote in memory
End While


code by David Sadler
 
or, ...

A process,
supported by law, rules and regulations
allowing the voter to cast the ballot
in total confidentiality
then, confirm the ballot and votes
AFTER
the polls have closed and
AFTER
the official Table of Ballots
has been posted!

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Portion of voted Ballot Itemized Ballot Receipt (IBR) Precinct Table of Ballots
showing Presidential race results.

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County Table of Princints