Category: reform

My comments to the CA SoS's request on AVVPAT regulations...

elections, certification/testing, accessibility, reform, standards, news, privacy, research, policy, usability, legal
Our SoS has [requested comments] from the public on legislation surrounding [requirements for AVVPAT][regs] in voting systems sold in California. Here is the text of what I submitted... **UPDATE [2005-06-24 16:12:49]:** The EFF and CVF have co-autho… more »

Can optical scan ballots hold as many races as punch cards?

elections, reform, vendors, news, research
Kathy (of [USCountVotes]) [brings word][kathy] that some maldoers in Utah are spreading election FUD. Specifically, she alleges that lobbyists for Diebold are spreading a rumor that the [AutoMark] ballot marking device (BMD) cannot accomodate as ma… more »

McCormack Hit Job Video on VVPAT

elections, reform, news, problems, policy
So, it appears that the Registrar-Recorder of LA County, [Conny McCormack][cm], sweet-talked her husband, Austin McCormack of GEO Corporation, into doing a hit-job video on the Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (which I've started to call the *Voter **Ve… more »

Cognitive Disabilities and Voting

elections, accessibility, reform, standards, research, policy, usability, legal
As a voting technology policy researcher, I know that we spend much of our time thinking about how to accomodate persons with physical disabilities, but we might also start thinking about cognitive disabilities. In that spirit, here's a fascinating art… more »

The emulsion of politics and election administration...

elections, certification/testing, reform, news, politics, litigation, research, policy
> *emulsion* n. - In pharmacy, an extract of seeds, or a mixture of oil and water united by a mucilaginous substance. Politics and the task of election administration are, unfortunately, much like mayonnaise (an emulsion) without the consistency. Ma… more »
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