Unfortunately, we know little about the human factors and how they interface with ballot design
The state will be required to take on new responsibilities in voter registration; it may take on additional responsibilities in other areas such as poll worker training, the purchase of voting systems or ballot design
, among others.
Jacobs said that's more than twice as many voters who were disenfranchised in the infamous Florida "butterfly ballot" debacle in 2000 in which 19,120 Palm Beach County ballots went uncounted because of a bad ballot design
Votewatch, an independent non-profit group dedicated to monitoring the American voting system, today announced a plan to monitor ballot designs
during the Democratic primaries in order to try to avoid the confusion created by some ballots in the past.
She shares her personal account of her ballot design
, and the controversial election aftermath in Glamour's "Hear Me Out
Fearing a "Florida in Los Angeles County" fiasco over the confusing "double bubble" voter ballot, officials said Tuesday they are concerned a ballot design
flaw could prevent hundreds of thousands of nonpartisan votes for president from counting.
We'll partner with legislators and county officials to examine every stage in the process: from ballot design
to vote counting to certification," Gov.
How usability issues like the Butterfly Ballot design
can foil consumers who want to purchase--and what the biggest barriers are.
In support of its offer, ANSI cited recent public opinion polls (including a Washington Post-ABC News poll -- Washington Post, December 18, 2000) indicating an overwhelming majority of Americans support a major review of election rules and procedures and the development of a standard ballot design
and consistent rules for conducting recounts; ANSI also noted numerous references to the need for standards as cited by the U.
The briefs also assert that alleged ballot design
and alleged voter confusion are insufficient to trigger an invalidation of election results.
His sobs must have quickly turned to tears of joy when he discovered that an unorthodox ballot design
would enable him to do what he does best - demagogue his way into a position of power.
They would have succeeded if the process of approving the ballot design
included user testing.