06 Apr '11, 9am

Reform Party would like to take the opportunity to educate Singaporeans that your vote cannot be traced. #sgelections

There are 2 significant threats in any election where voting is done using paper ballots - ballot box stuffing and undue influence of voters' choices by impersonation. Counterfeiting of ballot papers and stuffing the lot into the ballot box cannot be completely ruled out. There is also the threat of "chained balloting", where the perpetrator hands a marked ballot paper to a voter to cast and buy a blank ballot paper from the voter on return from the polling station. He then marks the blank paper for the next voter from whom he can buy another blank vote. Finally, there is also the possibility of persons impersonating voters whom they know will not be casting their votes. Serial number on ballot papers Having numbered ballot papers is still the best effective method to counter these threats. The serial numbers on ballot papers enable strict accounting of all ballot papers i...

Full article: http://www.elections.gov.sg/voters_ballotsecrecy.html

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