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RE: District Rotation - Not sequential with Cards or Ballots

I don't think that it is an issue, just that it is a little confusing, as you would expect the first rotation to be the first ballot, etc...
-----Original Message-----
From: owner-support@gesn.com [mailto:owner-support@gesn.com]On Behalf Of Talbot Iredale
Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2001 4:45 PM
To: support@gesn.com
Subject: Re: District Rotation - Not sequential with Cards or Ballots

    This is not a bug.  The first baseunit gets ballot 3 which is rotation 1, the second baseunit gets ballot 2 which is rotation 2 and the third precinct gets ballot 1 which is rotation 1. 
    The only issue here is the order that the ballots are generated.  Currently GEMS does not specify the order the baseunits are processed when generating rotations and therefore you get somewhat random ordering of ballot numbers. If this is an issue we can look at specifying the order.
----- Original Message -----
From: Jeff Hintz
Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2001 11:49 AM
Subject: District Rotation - Not sequential with Cards or Ballots

I am not sure if this is a bug, or just the way that GEMS handles the District Rotation, or I have not set up the District Rotation correctly.
Attached is the database for 2 Precincts, 1 Race, and 3 Candidates for Johnson County, KS.  It is not really a District Rotation, however, this is how it is set up, due to the State Law, that requires that all candidates be rotated within each precinct.  Since this election only has 2 precincts and 3 candidates, we set up a Rotation District with 3 Sub-Districts with the rotation set accordingly for each Sub-District, and 3 Base Precincts for each of the 2 Report Precincts.  Then within the Race, we defined the rotation as District and selected the Rotation District accordingly. 
GEMS does create the rotations, however, Ballot 1 is rotation 2, Ballot 2 is rotation 1, and Ballot 3 is rotation 0.  Where I would expect Ballot 1 to be rotation 0, Ballot 2 to be rotation 1, and Ballot 3 to be rotation 2.
Is this a bug, or the way that GEMS does it???
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Jeff Hintz