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Re: Ending votes early

Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> wrote:

> On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 03:10:56AM -0400, moth@magenta.com wrote:
> > > > I've always taken it to mean "ignoring the slight possibility that
> > > > people who have voted didn't mean what they said".
> > 
> > On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 08:02:00PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > > 	I am not sure that the possibility is slight, really. 
> > 
> > Oh?  In the elections you have details on, roughly how many ballots
> > (out of how many total) got changed?
> Here, I've got an anecdote that will scare you straight.
> It's my understanding that if the 2003 DPL election had been terminated
> 48 hours early (without advance warning), I would be your DPL today.

Yeah, but probably because a buch of new votes came in late.  Not
because people changed their vote.  The proposal was for when a high
majority of votes are already cast early, right?

> There.  That ought to get everyone on board for Manoj's proposal.  :)

Not really.  I voted for you.  :-)


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