News

Amazing students develop ballot box to stop multiple voting

Some students of the Ashanti Region-based Obuasi Senior High Technical School (SHTS) have innovated a special ballot box for voting.

In a move to help address challenges during voting, including multiple voting, the school has invented a smart box for automatic counting.

The ballot box, according to the students, displays the total number of ballot papers in the box and also prevents eligible voters from voting twice.

Explaining how the modern box works, the Senior High School technical students said “the smart ballot box has two compartments; the part that takes the paper from the voter and the box itself.

CHECK THIS  OVER 600 STUDENT GET LOANS

The paper compartment has a paper roller made with some PVC pipes, a gear motor, and a sensor to detect the voter’s closeness to the box, and it is adjusted to take one paper at a time.

When the voter is about 40cm to the ballot box, the paper compartment is activated to allow the voter to cast his ballot. A red light is shown to alert the voter that the system is ready.

When the voter places the paper on the space provided, the system will automatically take the paper from the voter and drop it into the box and count it as one and displays the number on a screen for public viewing. Subsequent, votes will be counted and total votes displayed on the screen

CHECK THIS  NABCO, Teacher And Nursing Training Allowance To Be Cancel Soon, This Is What Hon.Ken Told Prez Akuffo Addo

The Head of the Robotics Club, Solomon Nchor, in a blog post, said he believes the project will solve challenges associated with voting processes in Ghana and the world at large.

   

Nana Wan

Blogger || Web Designer || Student. Contact Me For Any Of These Services: Website Creation And Design, Content Or Music Publishing, Requesting For AdSense Approval Via 0575983360

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button