Re: [Full-Disclosure] Presidential Candidates' Websites Vulnerable
From: Ron DuFresne (dufresne_at_winternet.com)
To: Jordan Klein <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2004 00:40:38 -0500 (CDT)
On Thu, 1 Jul 2004, Jordan Klein wrote:
> > Anybody have any better ideas? We certainly can't trust the politicians or
> Diebold. Considering the results of the last
> > election the whole process seems questionable, like in Chicago
> > "vote early, vote often."
> IMO, the only way to have the best of both worlds (electronic voting that
> helps the impaired, and an audit trail) is to have them print out some sort
> of encoded bar-code receipt that is what gets tallied. When you vote, you
> immediately get two receipts. One to take home that gives you the name(s)
> of who you voted for, and the other is read by a counting machine that
> actually tallies the votes. The electronic voting machine that you use
> should NOT actually tally any votes. The bar-coded receipt that is tallied
> should also be a one-use code. That way, someone could run them through as
That's just reverting back to a paper vote process, why waste the time and
effort and expense to put in a bunch of calculators that preint up more
paper fed into another calculator? Might as well go back to punchcards
and either a hand tally or feed the cards into another calculator...
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