Well, this is a fun detail I didn't notice in the order before:

4.) The City Respondents and County Auditor are enjoined from publicly releasing results tapes or copies of results tapes from individual machines.
For those not in the know on this (I have served as an election judge for several years), the "results tapes" are printed out by the ballot tabulators on and show the results on each item on the ballot by race, for that precinct.
Three copies of the results tape are printed. One of these is the "zero tape." At the beginning of the day, there is a results tape showing the results for the tabulator at that point (zero votes for everything since no votes are cast yet - hence the name).
The final results are printed on the same roll of paper, three times. The first set is kept along with the zero tape, so there is an unbroken piece of paper showing the zero votes at the beginning of the day and the final votes at the end of the day.
The other two copies are cut and separated. One of the copies is posted in the polling place for public viewing. Sometimes someone (usually the media) will stop by to view this copy of the results tape. The result tapes go to Election HQ at the end of the night.
The apparent intent of the order is to make sure to close all loopholes and try to make sure there is no way anyone can find out the votes cast on this ballot question. Unfortunately, it also prevents public viewing of the results tape in general for the election.
This undermines what is intended as a transparency provision in the law to ensure public confidence in our elections.

News organizations should be intervening to challenge this aspect of the order, at a minimum, since it interferes with their ability to report on the election.
In addition, if news organizations have any guts they'll do exit polling outside polling places and ask people how they would have voted on the public safety ballot question if they could have.

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