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Electronic Voting

Survey Results

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The Question

 Do you think municipal voting should move to electronic?

Yes or No

Results

No

68.49%

Yes

31.51%

 

100.0%

*Please note we remove duplicate votes from the same source.  Computers keep track of that type of thing easily.  It's a waste of time voting more than once.  If you have a  longer comment than 400 characters, Please email us with your extended comment..

In this survey there were an inordinate number of multiple votes with a comment that indicated anger and/or frustration.  We counted only one vote whether No or Yes. 

 Multiple voting .... hmmmm.  You can express your opinion easily in the comments without trying to influence the vote one way or another.  Most people just vote and don't comment.

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Some people do not have access and they should be able to vote. Mail in worked last time.
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Paper is the only way the voting process can be ensured to be accurate. Technology doesn't always work 100%.
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Seasonal residents would be more likely to vote this way. They deserve to be heard
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This is 2014. How much longer are we going to wait.
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In this electronic age, I would think more people would vote if they could do it on their time their own way. Good iodea!
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faster results
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We have the capabilities to do electronic voting as well as to be able to record who does and not vote. This will help to determine voting patterns, get more people involved as well as find out later whether the constant complainers about politics actually voted.
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It has proven to increase the voter turnout.
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Definitely, but there should still be the option of voting in a polling station as there are those either uncomfortable voting electronically or don't use a computer at all.
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NO there are too many seniors in this area who do not have access to the internet etc.
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My banking is electronic, my bills are electronic, my taxes are electronic, my investments are electronic, why not voting. Time to move into the 21 century
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Yes i support on line voting but I also believe we need the option for voter day walk in voting so voting is accessible to all regardless of whether they have a computer. I think that online voting will allow greater participation in the process.
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This allows for voters who are away at the time but feel very strongly about their municipality
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we might pick up younger voters
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How do you know who is really on the voting end?
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Most dcefinetly. hopefully it will get more people to vote.
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In a democratic, egalitarian system, no person should be left out because they could not access the technology.
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because most people are very lazy. and instead of them having to get out of thier houses and instead saying.. naaaaah they will just go on there laptop or whatever and vote. making it more likely for people to vote. but beware of hackersw o-o hackers are bad

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Electronic allows for those who are away to vote!
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This is a test. I'm trying to see if all works on things like "this" or 'this'
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I could be convinced if it increases voter turnout however if it decreases turnout I am against it.
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I think the way to go is electronic, but the possible multiple bad votes or fraud is an issue.
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It's the top.... the cream comes on top
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Some of the elderly do not have access to pc's but I think the number of people voting would increase
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But who will vote for those who live in the cemetery or even my dog who get a biscuit every time he votes?
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It has proven to increase number of people voting.
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How would you scrutinize or identify who was voting?
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It would be helpful to provide a summary of the pros and cons from Linda White's report to Council to your readers before asking them to vote on this.
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Let's make it as easy as possible to get the entire community to cast a ballot and have a say in our municipal direction.
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Way to go...at least folks need not "turn out" to vote.
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why not,then more people may vote
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Yes, if it will encourage young people to cast their votes.
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