[E-voting] Digital voting fears are grounded in facts
beddill at nas.com
Sun Dec 4 16:50:38 GMT 2005
Another very relevant Editorial in the same journal is at:
http://www.roanoke.com/editorials/wb/42770 , because the race for State
Attorney General has a lead of 323 out of nearly 2 million votes cast.
This appears to have been a Guest Editorial in "The Roanoke Times", (the
"New River Forum") :
in response to the Staff Editorial of Sunday, November 27, 2005 "Voters
need not fear the digital age", by Dave Price.
The staff of Editors is listed at:
http://www.roanoke.com/editorials/wb/xp-index ; with
Tommy Denton tommy.denton at roanoke.com
Roanoke Times Editorial Page Editor
At 12/4/2005 07:28 AM, you wrote:
>(from BBV admin: I cannot find the author's name in this beautifully
>written article. This piece contains many new analogies and sound bytes.
>Consider borrowing a few jewels from it if you will be speaking in public
>about these machines. I would like to get the name of the author, however,
>so he/she can be credited for this excellent work. Anyone know? By the
>way, the WINvote machines are made by Advanced Voting Solutions)
>New River Forum - Sunday, December 04, 2005
>Digital voting fears are grounded in facts
>I wanted to comment on two articles I have seen on your Web site, both
>concerning the WINVote machines specifically and paperless electronic
>voting in general.
>The first, "Voter paper trail might be a blind alley," contains a
>relatively standard defense of paperless machines from Registrar Randall
>Wertz, based on security steps the state and localities take against
>Unless he didn't do all of those things, in which case this final
>statement is meaningless bluster, akin to kicking a car's tire and --
>assuming it fails to explode -- declaring it a well-engineered piece of
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