[E-voting] VVAT Stats in the States
keith at keith.gs
Thu May 5 16:30:14 IST 2005
Interesting statistic re Voter Verified Audit Trail (VVAT) for electronic voting
In the US, 15 states (30%) have now passed legislation requiring VVAT on all
eVoting machines. One other state has legislation passed which is awaiting the
19 states (38%) have legislation in their legislatures requiring VVAT which has
not yet passed.
1 state has a half a VVAT requirement.
Only 14 states (plus DC) (28%) have no requirement for VVAT or proposal for such
a requirement at the moment.
That means that 68% of US states, having used eVoting already are either using
or leaning towards the rule that it’s not good enough without VVAT.
Source (including a nice map) at www.verifiedvoting.org
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