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Old 6th February 2020
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Default How would you automate counting Iowa Democratic Party Caucus results?

Per the title: "How would you do this?"

I have some ideas but I am curious how you would approach this.

PS Please don't turn this into a political flame war, just focus on how you would do this.
PS2 In case you wonder what this is about: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...ays-in-results
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I think paper ballots would be better until they battle test the voting software. I really feel for the IT people behind this turn of events. I bet they've had several sleepless nights.
They'll get it right in November.
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I currently feel that I would not go beyond something that just makes the physical tabulation faster. For example, Scantron or similar. There must be a physical record for each vote cast. I'm not clear that digital systems should ever be trusted for this activity.

Applications for digital activity could somehow supplement. For example, I be permitted to affix my own QR code to my ballot; ballots assigned random serial numbers and are publicly published; or similar.
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