Possible use of Python for a voting machine demo project -- your feedback requested
ulope at gmx.de
Mon Jul 21 02:57:07 CEST 2003
"Paul Rubin" <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:7x7k6cu2rx.fsf at ruckus.brouhaha.com...
> "Ulrich Petri" <ulope at gmx.de> writes:
> > Here in germany we also have elections where more than one thing is
> > upon but if that is the case we have a seperate ballot for each of those
> > descisions and they all go into different "boxes" and are counted by
> > different people.
> What is a typical number of such boxes?
> In a US election, the number of "boxes" that would be needed is
> usually more than 20 and can be as many as 50. Not just politicians
> but also judges, sheriffs, and ballot questions like whether to build
> a new school in a given location, all get voted on.
> Do you really want to fill out 50 separate pieces of paper in a voting
> booth, and then make sure to deposit each one in its own correct
> separate box?
wow i wasn't aware that it is that much...
Here the ballots are usually printed on colored paper so you can tell which
box is for what by the color. The *maximum* of different things voted on in
a single election is about 5 here...
So finally i see your problem....
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