Will we ever get rid of hand counted ballots?

BronwenWeeGo.jpgWas reading this article on E-voting in the US and made me think back to our recent state election in qld and how nice it’d be to just vote online or just use some sort of computer system at the polling booth.  Then i think about all the 70+ year olds that help out at the booths and think about most of the people I know that age and their level of pc competence (there are many exceptions, I know…but i’m generalising here) and try to imagine them dealing with pcs not working, people trying to find the any key etc