99% Invisible - Butterfly effects

Voting ballots are horribly designed.

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Matt Williamson
Matt WilliamsonHunter@mattcwill · Chief of Staff, Waldschmidt Partners
"When Americans woke up on November 8, 2000—the day after the presidential elections—it was unclear whether Democrat Al Gore or Republican George W. Bush had won. There had been anomalies in the polls in Florida, and there was uncertainty as to which candidate the state should award its electoral votes, which would decide the election. As four counties in particular in Florida came under scrutiny, it became increasingly obvious that a significant part of the problem had been caused by bad ballot design."