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Why You Can't Vote Them Out

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Of course the voters identity should be kept secret, but why their vote? As an example, I am going to show you the actual votes for President in the 2004 election of ten of my neighbors. They have warned me that they will all sue me if I violate their "right" to vote secrecy, but I'm foolish and am going to do it anyway.

Their votes are: Bush, Kerry, Bush, Kerry, Kerry, Bush, Bush, Kerry, Kerry, Bush. Now, which one belongs to neighbor 1, neighbor 2....... neighbor 9, neighbor 10, Do you get it? The votes can't be linked to the voter because the voters name is secret, not their vote.

Consider that you and everyone else openly broadcasts sensitive personal information to everyone within visual distance. Information that is directly linked to your SSN, your address, your phone number and virtually every piece of private information about you.

Yet no one complains or even cares about it. I'm talking about the license plate on your automobile. An identifier that can be traced to you personally, but no one cares because it is an anonymous identifier that can only be accessed by authorities.

Why should you care if someone else sees your vote, if they can't tell it's you that cast it. The importance of this is that the ability to see your vote "as cast", enables you to verify that the vote you cast is the vote that got counted, something that would halt vote fraud in its tracks.

The process is sometimes called E2E for e nd-to-end verification and is virtually identical to bankings time honored receipt/statement audit system. It is also at the heart of the proposed "solution" to our problems in Pt. 3.

This article has been drawn from a new eBook by M. J. Sperry entitled: Desiderata of the Citizen Vote - Email: Email address removed

- M. J. Sperry 12/20/07 - All rights to this work are released to the public domain, but only if reprinted in its entirety, including disclaimer.

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Why You Can't Vote Them Out

By: mac Sperry

Pt. 2: To Catch A Thief - Use A Spreadsheet!

The Mentality of a Thief

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Consider the thinking of a person who rigs an election. Their foremost thought would obviously be, the accomplishment of their task with as little chance of detection as possible. The initial number of votes they would have to swing to the other side would ideally be, as few as absolutely necessary. Too many and the other side might be alerted. Thus, it is reasonable to assume that the hallmark of vote fraud would be, the close election.

In preparation for the eBook: Desiderata of the Citizen Vote, the author obtained the popular vote figures for all Presidential elections from the most recent back to 1824. The source was the archives of the U.S. governments official newspaper, The Federal Register found at:  http://www.archives.gov/ ; federal-register/electoral-college/scores.html. U sing the spreadsheet program Excel, he then determined the difference in spread between the two front runners in each election and calculated the average. That average is 11.01%.

In the entire history of Presidential elections, only six times have the popular vote margins of the two front runners come to within 1%. They were the 1880, 1884, 1888, 1960, 1968 and 2000 elections.

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mac Sperry is a writer living in San Diego. He is an "out of the cage" free thinker, who brings to his writing innovation and creativity honed from years in industry in Southern California. There he was as a successful troubleshooter for hire, a (more...)
 

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