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Ballot counting software

Papertrail is a Ballot Counting Software. It helps scanning and counting regular paper ballots as known from common election situations. It is Free Software, licensed via the GPLv3, to make the election process as dependable as possible, but speeding up the manual counting process a lot.


Manual in HTML and PDF


version 1.0
released on 15 April 2013

User level


VCS Checkout




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19 July 2013

Leaders and contributors

Roland Stigge Developer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
VCS WebviewVCS Repository Webview
Ruby (Ref)

Software prerequisites

Required to builddblatex
Required to buildSANE
Required to builddocbook-xsl
Required to buildg++-4.7
Required to buildgettext
Required to buildgraphicsmagick++
Required to buildQt4

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 March 2018.


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