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From what you have said, it is all done behind the scenes: you register directly with the government, you get a ballot, you mail it in, you get the results.  Don't misunderstand - it sounds incredibly efficient.  I'm jealous.  But I do enjoy that the public here is encouraged to participate at every little step of the process: from registering voters to being election judges, even if it does result in a lot more incompetence and therefore more room for error.  Its probably a different mentality.  I think if we put our government totally in charge of their own elections, we would have even less trust in the system than we have now.

"Pretending that you already know the answer when you don't is not actually very helpful." ~Migeru.
by poemless on Fri Oct 31st, 2008 at 02:13:25 PM EST
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