Electronic Voting

The advent of technology and integrating it with voting systems and the changing conveniences of electronic paperless systems, creates many security and hacking risks as well as potentially unverifiable authentication of our individual votes. Cybersecurity experts caution that if it is running software, it can be hacked. The US Election...

The advent of technology and integrating it with voting systems and the changing conveniences of electronic paperless systems, creates many security and hacking risks as well as potentially unverifiable authentication of our individual votes. Cybersecurity experts caution that if it is running software, it can be hacked. The US Election Assistance Commission, or the EAC, overseas the standards for using electronic readers and voting equipment to assure safety standards. More and more, they are pushing for paper ballots and Risk Limiting Audits. However, many of the suppliers of these systems are old and/or do not adequately prevent hacking. Without a paper ballot, it often cannot even verify the votes. This is a problem. In fact, white hat hackers find our voting systems are extremely easy to hack. It is well documented that State sponsored hackers have attacked our electoral processes. We must have transparent oversight of electronic voting systems at the state and national level in order to have fair elections. We don't want electronic voting systems anytime soon.

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Oct
15

Benchmarks and Gold Standards for Fair Elections

by Jan OttoWhy do we vote? We vote to preserve liberty and justice for all citizens and their families according to their decisions as members of our free and open society. Elections express the will of "we the people" in a city, county, state or country -- provided they are fair. Fair elections have two missions. The first is to validate the choic...
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Oct
14

Secure the Vote

CLEAR UNDERSTANDING The majority of the reporting on Voter Security leaves the public with the feelings of mistrust, confusion and fear. The truth is that all well-meaning Americans agree -- the vote must represent those citizens who are registered, alive and legal. As consumers of media all of us are entrusted to reason not merely react. When comm...
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Sep
01

Which Voting Machines Are Used and How They Are Compromised

by Staff Writer The State of Wyoming recently purchased ES&S voting machines, a subsidiary of the McCarthy Group, based in Omaha, Nebraska. ES&S lays claim to 60% of the U.S. market for voting machines. Specific models purchased include the ExpressVote, designed for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the DS 200/450/8...
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Sep
01

The Paper Ballot Process- How it Works Best and Why it is the Gold Standard for Fair and Honest Elections

by Staff Writer While there have been great leaps forward in technology in all areas of life, fair and honest elections remain such a fundamental process to the success of our republic that the application of technology for expediency's sake must be examined with a jaundiced eye. All electronic voting machines and tabulation systems are subject to ...
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