Re: My proposal for Minimal E-Voting Standards

From: JamBoi <jamboi_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 19:05:14 CDT

Exactly! That's why it is not addressed in my MINIMAL E-VOTING
STANDARDS proposal. Nothing that is not vital to e-voting is included.

JamBoi

--- Teresa Hommel <tahommel@earthlink.net> wrote:
> ADA compliance and multiple language capability can be achieved by
> computerized ballot-marking or ballot-printing devices to assist
> voters
> to mark a paper ballot. It may not be feasible to handle all
> disabilities with the same device.
>
> Teresa Hommel
>
> Ed Kennedy wrote:
>
> > Hello:
> >
> > A couple of things:
> >
> > 1. Q: Why use touch screen voting? A. ADA compliance and
> multiple
> > language capability. Also, it makes write in voting a little less
> > uncertain.
> > 2. You seem to neglect voting registration and poll books. Not
> only
> > do votes needs to be accurately recorded and capable of independent
>
> > audit but only legitimate voters should vote. After looking over
> the
> > Washington State elections it looks like the Republican party has
> some
> > legitimate gripes about the difficulty of voter verification. My
> > personal solution is free, biometric ID's complying with national
> > standards. If this is a National- ID system, so be it. We've
> already
> > all got social security numbers and privacy is a quaint 19th
> century
> > concept.
> > 3. The person in charge of elections should be a civil servant
> > appointed by the judicial branch and confirmed by the legislature.
> > 4. In light of what happened in Ohio, there needs to be an
> adequate
> > supply of voting machines and back up paper ballots.
> >
> >
> >
>
> > _______________________________________________
> OVC discuss mailing lists
> Send requests to subscribe or unsubscribe to arthur@openvotingconsortium.org

JamBoi

"Live humbly, laugh often and love unconditionally" (anon)
http://dailyJam.blogspot.com

__________________________________________________
Do You Yahoo!?
Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around
http://mail.yahoo.com
_______________________________________________
OVC discuss mailing lists
Send requests to subscribe or unsubscribe to arthur@openvotingconsortium.org
==================================================================
= The content of this message, with the exception of any external
= quotations under fair use, are released to the Public Domain
==================================================================
Received on Sat Apr 30 23:17:15 2005

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Sat Apr 30 2005 - 23:17:22 CDT