Punch Card Voting Will be used by about 14% of the U.S. in 2004 Will be used in 69 of 88 counties in Ohio (PA only has 67 counties) Began in the 1960s with the IBM Porta-Punch By 2000 was used in 37% of the U.S., until Florida
Whats a Recount? Purpose: verify that the original tabulation was correct Three kinds of recounts: –A. Physical ballots exist: Count them again. –B. Computer records exist: Tabulate them again. –C. No physical ballots or computer records exist (e.g. lever machines): Read the counters again
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