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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-30-09 01:31 PM
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6. It's a DRE that happens to use paper ballots as the user interface.
Edited on Sat May-30-09 01:35 PM by Bill Bored
It takes "pictures" of the ballots the way DREs are supposed to record what was on the touch screen. The voters can only verify the ballots however -- NOT the computer-generated image files.

Some of our more rabid anti-lever zealots who claim to be in favor of "Verified Voting", and of course some election officials who don't want to count paper ballots, have even proposed using these computer-generated IMAGE FILES to audit elections INSTEAD OF THE PAPER BALLOTS!

Someone ought to 86 their Kool-Ade refills and send them home in a taxi!
I think they've had QUITE ENOUGH TO DRINK!

Caption: NY Election Commissioners and "VV" Groups Favoring "Auditing"
of Computer-Generated Ballot Images

The ES&S DS200 is another such creature. A DRE in scanner's clothing, also authorized for use in the 2009 pilot -- though still not certified.
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  -(New York) City Resists (New York) State on Voting-Machine Program Bill Bored  May-28-09 07:54 PM   #0 
  - God I Love This City  Me.   May-28-09 08:07 PM   #1 
  - recommending. New Yorkers will not be screwed  WillYourVoteBCounted   May-28-09 08:24 PM   #2 
  - Forgot this lovely photo:  Bill Bored   May-28-09 09:00 PM   #3 
  - Sorry BUTTTTTTT  WillYourVoteBCounted   May-28-09 09:12 PM   #4 
  - the trojan horse is the Sequoia Image Cast  WillYourVoteBCounted   May-30-09 11:04 AM   #5 
  - It's a DRE that happens to use paper ballots as the user interface.  Bill Bored   May-30-09 01:31 PM   #6 
  - But 2010 IS a federal election year  clear eye   May-31-09 09:52 AM   #7 
  - could you post an article like this at  WillYourVoteBCounted   May-31-09 12:47 PM   #8 
  - NEW YORKERS TAKE THIS ACTION  WillYourVoteBCounted   May-31-09 01:17 PM   #9 
  - Uncertified voting machines are risky - don't be a beta test  WillYourVoteBCounted   May-31-09 06:10 PM   #10 
  - .  Bill Bored   Jun-26-09 10:28 PM   #11 

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