Tagged as USA

Photo ID Implementation in Missouri Counties

Electoral Management: Voter ID has been a controversial policy in the US for many years.  Joseph Anthony and David C. Kimball’s study, presented at the Electoral Management Boston workshop, looked at the implementation in Missouri.

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Voting machine meltdowns are normal—that’s the problem

Wired: David Weiner counts himself lucky. Sure, he waited an hour to vote at the Brooklyn Public Library along with, he estimates, several hundred other New Yorkers Tuesday afternoon. But, hey, at least he arrived when the last ballot scanner officially broke. That meant he could just fill out his ballot and shove it in a box. The […]

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Report outlines keys to election security

MIT News: The most secure form of voting technology remains the familiar, durable innovation known as paper, according to a report authored by a group of election experts, including two prominent scholars from MIT.

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Voting Machines: A Weak Link

EE Times: CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In my community, we vote by filling in circles on a paper sheet that goes into a scanner — we have a paper trail. Can such a process still be hacked? Yes, though paperless voting machines can more easily be hacked.

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