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Design for Democracy: Ballot and Election Design

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In November 2000, when the now-infamous "butterfly ballot" confused crucial Florida voters during a hotly contested presidential race, the importance of well-designed ballots to a functioning democracy caught the nation's attention. Recognizing that our entire voting process—from registering to vote to following instructions at the polling place—can be almost as confusing ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published October 22nd 2007 by University Of Chicago Press
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R.Friend
Dec 28, 2007 R.Friend rated it it was ok
Rather dry but important subject matter, showing how solid design principles can improve the functionality of traditionally poorly-designed election ballots and materials.

I happened across this in a used book store for $15. While that's a bargain, I never would've paid the $65 cover price--and wouldn't recommend it unless you're planning to redesign an election ballot anytime soon.
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