Advanced byelection polls test new voting technology
Provincial byelections are coming up and Elections Alberta is taking an opportunity to test some new voting technology. The government has unveiled new vote tabulating equipment similar to the old Scan-tron mark sheets used in most schools for the past few decades. Elections Alberta's Drew Westwater says the technology has a backup system if there's a tabulation error. "It's either under-voted, which means we can't read a vote, or it's over-voted; you voted for too many," explains Westwater....