Friday, August 9, 2013

Colorado: Editorial on ballot secrecy

This is an editorial from the Denver Post, noting the upcoming Supreme Court case on ballot secrecy that came out of the botched Center recall. Here's the key point, and it is incredible:
This apparent effort at intimidation might be dismissed, except that Martinez-Bocock's sister had been an election watcher and insiders like her actually were in a position to discover how most residents voted. That's because election officials failed to remove an identifying stub from absentee ballots before counting them, as required by law — meaning they were traceable to individuals. 

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