You thought correctly.
Arch users can choose to build packages themselves using AUR that has multiple GUI/CLI frontends like yaourt or pacmanxg. but it's not a mess like debain apt-build and actually integrates well with the standard pacman system.
You do realize that there were libraries with hundreds of thausands of books in islamic countries when you shamed people for thinking earth is round, Right?
Maybe recently You're more right than wrong but this is quite hypocritical IMO.
It can be cryptograhically encrypted in such a way that your identity is safe and you can only overturn or see your vote if you use your private key. It's just a matter of implementing the RSA algorithm right. It can be done. I've done it.(not for a voting system.)
I don't think that's how they wanna go about it. security is part of their reasoning.
They're gonna block ip addresses at 'network level'. it's not going to be matching the host name against 'googleanalytics.com', they're going after 173.194.112.XXX