A manual or "hand" recount involves each individual physical representation of voter intent be reviewed for voter intent by one or more individuals.
With DRE voting machines, a voter verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) is examined from each voter. Some DREs that do not generate a VVPAT, images can be printed for each ballot cast and counted individually.
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... Washington State Secretary of State said that "a manual recount was almost a certainty." This view was shared by the Gregoire campaign with campaign spokesman, Morton ... If a manual recount overturns the outcome of an election, the state will then refund the money to the candidate ... to the Secretary of State for the statewide manual recount of nearly 3 million ballots ...
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