[E-voting] RE: E-voting Digest, Vol 47, Issue 2

Catherine Ansbro cansbro at eircom.net
Fri Mar 9 16:38:01 GMT 2007


Distrust and careful citizen observation are what will protect democracy.


Jay Corrales wrote:
> Thanks to Yana for the thought provoking survey.  My comments on the issue
> of trust:
> I do not believe distrust is an issue in using any medium for democracy, but
> rather an asset.  Someone wise once told me that we must be extremely
> skeptical, even distrusting of our elections through every step of the
> process... until we obtain the result.  It is then, if we have done our job
> to scrutinize and correct the flaws in the system, that we can again have
> trust in our democracy.
> -Jay Corrales

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