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Re: Election Data



having that be optional really hurts the value of the data for scientific study, since there is probably a correlation between how strategic a voter is and how likely he is to click that.

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 11:30, Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> wrote:
On Mon, 2008-07-28 at 13:31 -0400, Chris Tyler wrote:
> Perhaps a good solution is to allow participants to opt in on a per-vote
> basis: a checkbox that says "I consent to having my anonymized vote
> published" could appear right on the vote form. (Vote data should also
> be randomly ordered so that time-correlation is not possible).

This I like best, because it's a per voter, per instance thing, rather
than a set of voters today deciding things for sets of voters in the
future.

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