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Voting technology : the not-so-simple act of casting a ballot

Author: Paul S Herrnson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Evaluates five commercially available voting systems, against different criteria (including ease of use, speed, and accuracy) using field and laboratory experiments and expert reviews. Initiates new research into interactions between ballot format and voter behavior. Offers best practices for voting system manufacturers, ballot designers, election officials, political observers, and voters"--Provided by publisher.
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Voting technology.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608577749
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul S Herrnson
ISBN: 9780815735649 0815735642 9780815735632 0815735634
OCLC Number: 144225383
Description: xiii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The study of electronic voting --
A new generation of voting systems --
Voter reactions to electronic voting systems --
The accuracy of electronic voting systems --
Inequality in the voting booth --
Vote verification systems --
Toward more user-friendly voting and election systems.
Responsibility: Paul S. Herrnson [and others].
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Voting difficulties hung over America's presidential election in 2000 like a dark cloud. Hanging chads, a butterfly ballot, and the Supreme Court remain the most vivid memories of that political  Read more...

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"In the aftermath of the 2000 Florida recount, it became clear that academic research on voting technologies had been inadequate. This book pushes the research frontier forward substantially and Read more...

 
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