Fwd: ACM TechNews Alert for Monday, August 23, 2004

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Tue Aug 24 2004 - 14:54:51 CDT

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Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 13:13:30 -0400
From: TechNews <technews_at_HQ_dot_ACM_dot_ORG>
Organization: ACM
Subject: ACM TechNews Alert for Monday, August 23, 2004

  Lost Votes in N.M. a Cautionary Tale

A snafu during the 2000 presidential election in
which 678 votes cast on computerized voting
machines in Rio Arriba County, N.M., were lost
illustrates that even the best e-voting systems
cannot prevent miscounts due to programming
errors caused by inexperienced local election
staff. ...

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