fedmsg for voting?

inode0 inode0 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 21:21:30 UTC 2013


On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 03:50:58PM -0500, inode0 wrote:
>> No. In what election where the votes cast are secret is the fact of
>> voting public? I can't recall ever participating in such an election
>> but maybe my head is full of mud today. I have an expectation that my
>> voting behavior is private.
>
> For example, in most elections in the United States. I'm sure the
> particulars vary by state, but it is the general case. For example, here's
> Iowa: http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterreg/voterlistrequests.html; in that
> case, I don't think the specific votes are recorded, but you will be marked
> as inactive if you don't vote at least once every four years. Other states
> track and provide more information.

Being from Iowa I know that they do not have any idea whether I voted.

John


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