Monday, June 02, 2003

The Dangers of Paperless Voting

A number of states are developing paperless touchscreen voting systems. The problem is that the programming is easy to alter, and the results are almost impossible to audit after the election. Curiously, a key Republican has a large stake in the company developing the machines. The linked story describes the strange events surrounding the first use of the paperless touchscreen machines in the 2002 Georgia election.

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