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    (Original post by EricAteYou)
    And I have no idea.

    The way I see it is in two routes; one is that you do it at home on your own computer and the other route is you still go to a polling station but you cast your vote from a securer computer there.

    Which one is better, more viable and useful? No idea.
    Both are equally broken, although arguably the latter is better because anonymity is more likely
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Both are equally broken, although arguably the latter is better because anonymity is more likely
    Was my thought also.
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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    It's alright just to check what's going on, but for anything else stick to your web browser.
    Can confirm on the new and improved app you will be able to make polls, and the rep function should be in there. I'm not sure about mass PMing (however that's less important for convenience...), but there has been talk about possibly changing the way PMing will work - not sure whether it'll be an app specific addition, and that's just speculation, nothing has been confirmed on it I believe.
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    A funny tweet at the time of Corbyns' election and re-shuffle that took place soon afterwards...

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    (Original post by meenu89)
    A funny tweet at the time of Corbyns' election and re-shuffle that took place soon afterwards...

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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    It's alright just to check what's going on, but for anything else stick to your web browser.
    Will do. Thanks.
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    If anyone wants a tip, Rosy Morning on the 6:50 at windsor. The jockey is silvestre de souza and he is very good. The price of the horse is around 30-1 as well, though id place the bet each way just to be on the safe side.

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    Tooting by-election set for 9th June
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    Somewhat telling that the only bremainers at the debate on the £9.3m government propaganda are the ones that MUST be there, not a single backbencher.

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    (Original post by toronto353)
    I still think that you risk making people feel uncomfortable when the pencil and paper method is universally accessible and avoids all that, but for me, tradition is the big reason.
    I don't really buy the tradition argument as a good justification in and of itself. We do everything online rather than sticking to tradition.
    If there are security issues fair enough.
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    (Original post by Bornblue)
    I don't really buy the tradition argument as a good justification in and of itself. We do everything online rather than sticking to tradition.
    There's a reason that we do it the way we do and that is we are pretty confident pretty much all ways to rig the elections have been tried PR thought of and are avoidable, electronic voting, on the other hand, has no such confidence; traditions tend to be maintained for good reason.

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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    There's a reason that we do it the way we do and that is we are pretty confident pretty much all ways to rig the elections have been tried PR thought of and are avoidable, electronic voting, on the other hand, has no such confidence; traditions tend to be maintained for good reason.

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    Far enough. If it is genuinely the most secure way that's fair enough.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    There's a reason that we do it the way we do and that is we are pretty confident pretty much all ways to rig the elections have been tried PR thought of and are avoidable, electronic voting, on the other hand, has no such confidence; traditions tend to be maintained for good reason.

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    The current system has one big flaw in, when the election ends at 10pm, the polling station staff can cross the name off of any individual who has not voted, the staff can fill in a ballot paper to fraudulently vote on behalf of the non-voter. Polling station tend to have three staff member in who can all be part of the same family, or best friends, and the residing officer at the station has a chance to cast extra votes when alone in the car while taking the ballot boxes to the count.
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    I'm increasingly wondering why in 2016 we still don't have electronic voting.
    It's easier, quicker and generally more accessible to the public at large.

    I see no reason for maintaining the ballot system we have at the moment. If the Internet is secure enough for banking, surely it's secure enough for online voting.
    I am sure that if we did and security issues can be overcome, Barnet Council would still mess it up.

    I hope the Chief Executive of Barnet Council did not get a large pay-off.
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    The current system has one big flaw in, when the election ends at 10pm, the polling station staff can cross the name off of any individual who has not voted, the staff can fill in a ballot paper to fraudulently vote on behalf of the non-voter. Polling station tend to have three staff member in who can all be part of the same family, or best friends, and the residing officer at the station has a chance to cast extra votes when alone in the car while taking the ballot boxes to the count.
    Pretty sure the boxes are not taken by a single person, further to get significant changes to results just how many polling stations are needed to do this? How many thousands would have to be included in the conspiracy.

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    Interestingly the spokesman for the SNP seems much more interested in talking about last Thursday than the referendum

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    And now the Labour representative is standing up and saying that she wanted a debate on whether the government should have published or not to be a debate on the EU itself...
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Pretty sure the boxes are not taken by a single person, further to get significant changes to results just how many polling stations are needed to do this? How many thousands would have to be included in the conspiracy.

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    Interestingly the spokesman for the SNP seems much more interested in talking about last Thursday than the referendum

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    Using the example of my local council election, if the polling station staff falsely increased the turnout in that one polling station to 70%, choosing to cast all extra votes for one party, would see the councillors elected change, and the overall control of the council would be different. In a constituency where members of the same family could be presiding officers at different polling stations, one family could change the results of the election by manipulating the votes at different polling stations. Candidates are allowed to escort the presiding officer from the polling station to the place where the count is being done, but most of the time the presiding officer carries the ballot box alone.
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    Using the example of my local council election, if the polling station staff falsely increased the turnout in that one polling station to 70%, choosing to cast all extra votes for one party, would see the councillors elected change, and the overall control of the council would be different. In a constituency where members of the same family could be presiding officers at different polling stations, one family could change the results of the election by manipulating the votes at different polling stations. Candidates are allowed to escort the presiding officer from the polling station to the place where the count is being done, but most of the time the presiding officer carries the ballot box alone.
    I'd never actually thought of that until you raised this possibility. Unfortunately it appears as if no voting method is entirely free from security flaws/issues
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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-36246776

    I don't know what is worse, Quentin Letts mocking a person who has a stroke, or the Daily Mail for publishing the article. The paper that supported the blackshirts.

    At least Quentin Letts has apologised.
 
 
 
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