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Re: [ga] Re: electoral fraud by the ga chair

Stop avoiding the question Roberto - why did you after Joop advised 
that the polling method was subject to fraud still go ahead with
it?  Explain that.

Joe Baptista

On Mon, 31 Jan 2000, Roberto Gaetano wrote:

> Joop,
> You wrote:
> >
> >Just tell the list how many FOR and AGAINST votes you made anonymously 
> and
> >Roberto can rewrite the informal poll result.
> Why?
> As I said, the most evident result of the poll was the lack of 
> participation.
> Only an insignificant minority cared to express their opinion, and the 
> figures would not have been much different with a secure voting: 
> probably with a complex procedure the figures would have been even much 
> lower.
> The elimination from the count of irregular expressions of opinion, even
>  supposing there were any, would only have had the effect of indicating 
> an even lower participation.
> Therefore, no need to do anything. If people intended to show their will
> , they would have done so.
> >
> >Better still: The list can have another poll, this time with a proper
> >voters' roll and voter passwords, on improved rules that incorporate
> >apologies.
> After the three months of experimentation with the new rules, we will 
> have a vote (secure, this time) and we will see what people think.
> If they prefere the "old" regime, fine, the rules will be eliminated and
>  I will consider myself free to go back to other occupations. If they 
> prefere the "new" regime, it will be clear that all this discussion is 
> in reality much ado for nothing.
> Fair enough?
> Regards
> Roberto