Re: Idiots and insane persons. (long)



In message <86d4ujn9cu.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Gallian
<gallian@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
Hold it right there. You have no secret voting where you come from?
Ballots can be traced back to individual voters?!

In the UK, voting is secret in as much as who individual people vote for
is not made public to anyone, or routinely calculated.

However, when there are allegations of vote fraud, it is possible to
retrieve ballots based on the number of the ballot which is kept on a
list by the polling station. This is an extremely tedious process.

For example, if someone came in with several forged ballot papers and
dropped them in the box, how would you check them? If there are
allegations of postal vote fraud (which has happened recently in
Britain), how would you check them?


What kind of tin-pot pseudo-democracy do you live in anyway?

One that wants to investigate vote fraud, when it occurs.

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