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Towns that have adopted electronic voting technology claim there are three benefits: efficiency, accuracy, and accountability. With this technology each Town Meeting Member is given a handheld device and they use that device to record their votes (i.e. yes, no, abstain) when the moderator calls for a vote. There is never a need for a standing vote as the votes are electronically tallied. Nor is there a need to manually count members to determine if there is a quorum. Lastly, counts can be recorded, displayed and retained as simple percentages (e.g. 60% yes – 40% No) or can be recorded down to the individual members vote (e.g. Frank Schroth voted yes on Article 1). Thus, voters can know how their Town Meeting Members voted on individual articles.

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