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12. Re: Morning Safety Dance Dec 3, 2017, 12:50 HorrorScope
 
VoodooV wrote on Dec 1, 2017, 19:21:
need a lot more than revamping voting machines (nothing wrong with paper ballots) they need to reform voting period.

-be like the UK and limit the campaigns to a very short period of time like a few month before the election.
-eliminate gerrymandering
-get rid of FPTP so that 3rd parties aren't just spoilers
-eliminate electoral college
-get rid of private money in elections, period.

Yeah, I know. Won't happen in my lifetime, but a guy can dream.

There is a slim chance with one party of that happening in time and less than zero with the other party. Which party fits which?
 
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11. Re: Morning Safety Dance Dec 1, 2017, 19:53 NKD
 
VoodooV wrote on Dec 1, 2017, 19:21:

Yeah, I know. Won't happen in my lifetime, but a guy can dream.

The only hope for any of that is probably when the US eventually collapses. I'm not just being pessimistic, no nation lasts forever. When it does happen, whenever that is, hopefully whoever puts the pieces back together has a bit of hindsight.
 
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10. Re: Morning Safety Dance Dec 1, 2017, 19:21 VoodooV
 
need a lot more than revamping voting machines (nothing wrong with paper ballots) they need to reform voting period.

-be like the UK and limit the campaigns to a very short period of time like a few month before the election.
-eliminate gerrymandering
-get rid of FPTP so that 3rd parties aren't just spoilers
-eliminate electoral college
-get rid of private money in elections, period.

Yeah, I know. Won't happen in my lifetime, but a guy can dream.
 
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9. Re: Morning Safety Dance Dec 1, 2017, 19:18 RedEye9
 
NKD wrote on Dec 1, 2017, 18:31:
RedEye9 wrote on Dec 1, 2017, 13:36:
Why not give China and Russia the admin login and password, it would simplify things in the long run.

Russia already has the admin login now. Username: pussygrabber Password: believeme123
At least it got changed from the default. Username: dotard
Password: Complicit69!
 
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8. Re: Morning Safety Dance Dec 1, 2017, 19:02 jdreyer
 
NKD wrote on Dec 1, 2017, 18:29:
I always thought it would be cool if they did a hybrid paper/electronic voting system. Paper ballots are still collected, but they are scanned on-site and the results uploaded. If the results seem hinky (i.e. vary from the exit polls too much) or things are very close, they can do a recount on the paper ballots.
Yeah that's basically the same as my example. The reason I used it is because that's how we do it in my state.
 
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7. Re: Morning Safety Dance Dec 1, 2017, 18:31 NKD
 
RedEye9 wrote on Dec 1, 2017, 13:36:
Why not give China and Russia the admin login and password, it would simplify things in the long run.

Russia already has the admin login now. Username: pussygrabber Password: believeme123
 
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6. Re: Morning Safety Dance Dec 1, 2017, 18:29 NKD
 
I always thought it would be cool if they did a hybrid paper/electronic voting system. Paper ballots are still collected, but they are scanned on-site and the results uploaded. If the results seem hinky (i.e. vary from the exit polls too much) or things are very close, they can do a recount on the paper ballots.  
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5. Re: Morning Safety Dance Dec 1, 2017, 17:16 Cutter
 
We're still on paper ballots up here. I wouldn't trust electronic voting. Elections are something you absolutely need a paper trail for.
 
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4. Re: Morning Safety Dance Dec 1, 2017, 16:57 jdreyer
 
Bard wrote on Dec 1, 2017, 12:00:
hahaha.

something as important as election votes can't be trusted to electronic technology. simple as that.


We need a national set of guidelines of best practices.

For example, paper ballots that are machine counted on non networked machines that are randomly checked manually for anomalies. No touch screens, no networks, etc.
 
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3. Re: Morning Safety Dance Dec 1, 2017, 16:48 Flatline
 
Bard wrote on Dec 1, 2017, 12:00:
hahaha.

something as important as election votes can't be trusted to electronic technology. simple as that.


Basically this. CA still uses paper ballots. They work great.
 
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2. Re: Morning Safety Dance Dec 1, 2017, 13:36 RedEye9
 

Why not give China and Russia the admin login and password, it would simplify things in the long run.
 
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1. Re: Morning Safety Dance Dec 1, 2017, 12:00 Bard
 
hahaha.

something as important as election votes can't be trusted to electronic technology. simple as that.

 
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