I'm not sure that anybody had ever termed butterfly ballot
, and that's what it was called ever since.
Hanging chads, a butterfly ballot
, and the Supreme Court remain the most vivid memories of that political donnybrook.
He analyzes the disputes surrounding the butterfly ballot
employed in Palm Beach County and the absentee ballots in Seminole and Martin Counties.
The voting methods are to be made uniform state-wide, and the confusing butterfly ballot
design is to be abandoned.
Provoked by the infamous butterfly ballot
, citizens and many political leaders apparently prefer a uniform ballot across the country.
But all the talk about an "illegal" butterfly ballot
in Palm Beach sounded bogus from the start.
A review of 19,125 discarded butterfly ballot
papers in Palm Beach - on which voters punched holes for more than one candidate - shows the former Vice President would have won the state with a margin of 784 votes.
People are now well aware of the terrible confusion the butterfly ballot
caused," said delegation leader Medea Benjamin, who was the Green Party California Senate Candidate, "but they are less aware of serious problems in other parts of the state, particularly those faced by members of the black community.
Whether it's a butterfly ballot
or a web page, a bad design can cost you.
Though like Florida's infamous butterfly ballot
they have arrows leading from the candidate to the appropriate button, MicroVote's machines don't seem to confuse.
There's some problem down in Palm Beach with a butterfly ballot
While some calculated that many people had made mistakes in marking a butterfly ballot
and others estimated how various recounts might change the tallies, a few made just my point.