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Re: Absentee Header Cards? for GEMS
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- Subject: Re: Absentee Header Cards? for GEMS
- From: "Steve Knecht" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 08:56:30 -0800
- References: <001201c084e7$ee03eb80$0903a8c0@Jeff> <007701c08bf4$3c541b80$3dd6fc9e@default> <000701c08c0d$cafdd470$4b709d40@keng6bymdkqxbu>
> I wonder, though, how these ballots get physically sorted
out by precinct
> when they return.
The abs. envelopes will be run thru a high speed
sorter which reads the bar code on the envelope and sorts by
What you have gained in logistics on the front end you
just lost on the back end.
By getting sorted absentee envelopes
automatically, you haven't lost anything.
> That notwithstanding, can you give us an idea of
the time/money savings
> Alameda is going to recognize by loading fewer
groups into the inserter?
The sorting is part of the total cost to the
county of $.65 per absentee ballot for processing.