LIBERTY: No Right To Secret Ballot

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Federal Judge Says No Right To Secret Ballot, OKs Barcoded Ballots
Posted by timothy on Saturday September 22, @10:28AM
from the it’s-the-little-things dept.

doug141 writes “A Colorado county put bar codes on printed ballots in a last minute effort to comply with a rule about eliminating identifying markings. Citizens sued, because the bar codes can still be traced back to individual voters. In a surprise ruling, Denver U.S. District Judge Christine Arguello said the U.S. Constitution did not contain a ‘fundamental right’ to secret ballots, and that the citizens could not show their voting rights had been violated, nor that they might suffer any specific injury from the bar codes.”

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Are you kidding me?

Seems like a fundamental protection is being violated here.

Maybe it’s just me.

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