Mechanical Addition

By Jan Kok

There are a zillion ways to add numbers mechanically, display the result, and constrain the result to a desired range.

The voters can each select one of 11 (for 0-10 Range-Voting) punches or markers to unambiguously punch or mark the addend ballots.

Note that it's a long way from "here" (these discussions and papers) to "there" (implementation in real life, when we can revisit the question of which range to use).

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