Electronic Voting, Part 2

e-voting on Nov. 11 with background info.)

Here are a couple of other important updates:

November 22, 2003: California is requiring that all electronic voting machines produce a voter-verifiable paper receipt by 2006.  While this is a move toward sensible e-voting safeguards, the action isn’t quick enough to stop the stealing of the 2004 presidential election.

December 3, 2003: The Ohio Secretary of State has announced the results of a study his office commissioned, which examined four e-voting systems.  Each system had at least one “high risk” problem.  The review turned up so many potential security flaws in the systems that the state’s top elections official has called off deploying them in March.