How Design Can Save Democracy


Subject:
Politics , Voting

Description:
"Earlier this year [2008], the United States Election Assistance Commission distributed guidelines [for ballots] created by professional designers to 6,000 local election officials. ... This interactive feature identifies common design problems found on optical-scan ballots from previous presidential elections and shows ways to improve clarity and vote accuracy based on the commission???s new guidelines." Presented by two member of the AIGA (formerly the American Institute of Graphic Arts). From The New York Times.

Creator:
Grefé, Richard; Hewitt, Jessica Friedman

Publisher:
The New York Times

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/08/25/opinion/20080825-ballot.html


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