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BradBlog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-02-07 05:55 PM
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53. It IS a fraud threat

If you're unfamiliar with the studies, you should probably give them a look. No time to go get 'em now but...

a) MIT/Caltech found that over 80% of voters don't check their "paper trails" (as you'd have with a touch-screen Ballot Marking Device).

b) Rice University found that two-thirds of voters don't notice vote-flips in front of their face on a touch-screen machine, much less on the little paper that's printed with it.

c) Brennan Center showed exactly how to hack those machines in such a way that you could flip an election and no audit, not even 100% manual audit, would be able to find the hack.

Oh...and they also break down. When they do, voters can't vote. Unlike with paper ballot systems.

And one more for ya...there is no way that I can look at those ballots and know that they represent the voter intent. None. Nada. Can't happen.

Sorry. And with all due respect.
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