[E-voting] Push to replace voting machines spurs confusion

Marian Beddill beddill at nas.com
Wed May 11 19:34:35 IST 2005


Unconfirmed, from a source:
>"A copy of the report can be found at http://www.vote.caltech.edu/. "

Where there is lots of related stuff.

Marian

At 5/9/2005  11:33 AM, you wrote:

>Anyone know anything about the recent MIT research mentioned here? 
>Apparently people were slow to catch errors when comparing a paper ballot, 
>but caught more errors when there was an audio playback. (Of course, 
>there's no knowing an audio playback would be accurate, since you could 
>arrange an audio playback that was the same as voter's intent, but 
>different from what was recorded on the paper.) Maybe they used a paper 
>ballot that had lots of different elections on it? It would be interesting 
>to see the actual study.
>
>At least election officials are worrying because they can now see the need 
>for a backup.
>
>Catherine
>
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>http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2005-05-08-voting-machines_x.htm
>*Push to replace voting machines spurs confusion*
>By Jim Drinkard, USA TODAY


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