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Election process (was re: [rpd] AFRINIC Board Elections - 2014: Call for Nominations)
seun.ojedeji at gmail.com
Sun May 11 01:50:30 UTC 2014
There ain't any technical system change, we have all agreed that making the
E-voting run parallel is not a call for now and that is clear. The only
thing Mark agreed to is that electronic votes would be counted same time
with ballot votes.
Is that what you are saying cannot work for Djibouti?
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kindly excuse brevity and typos.
On 11 May 2014 00:42, "Owen DeLong" <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> On May 10, 2014, at 6:29 AM, Seun Ojedeji <seun.ojedeji at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Owen,
> On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 2:13 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>> Actually, an alternative to this might be to in real time, be able to
>> lock each voter receiving a paper ballot out of eligibility for e-vote
>> while leaving e-vote open. In such a case, at the time the person requests
>> a paper ballot, you could:
>> 1. Lock them out of e-vote.
>> 2. Verify they have not yet e-voted.
>> 3. Issue the paper ballot.
> In this way, you can leave e-voting open until the close of the election,
>> but still
>> provide for paper voting as well.
> You have just stated what i have been trying to communicate. I hope your
> attempt gets clearer to us all. That is why i said if that online voting
> platform does not have that feature; to allow those 3 items above then it
> needs to be further developed.
> I confess complete ignorance on the implementation details of the AfriNIC
> e-vote system. However, assuming it is in-house or open-source software
> (and it really should be at least one of those things, otherwise, how can
> it be trusted?), then adding the code necessary to support that workflow
> shouldn’t be incredibly difficult in any sane system.
> IMHO, it’s too late to change the system before Djibouti, but it would be
> great if those in the know came to Djibouti prepared to discuss the matter
> in earnest, including cost/work estimates for adding the required features,
> staff training, etc. that would be necessary.
> +1 to every other comments you mentioned below
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