Re: VOTING SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES PANEL MEETING

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Fri Jan 02 2004 - 15:24:40 CST

Alan, could you please provide pointers to the documents on the
Mark-A-Vote and Avante systems that are being reviewed at this
meeting? Thanks.

Best regards,
Arthur

At 8:50 AM -0800 1/2/04, Alan Dechert wrote:
>Here is an opportunity for the OVC to get involved in some of the dialog
>going on now with the CA SOS office. I plan to attend this meeting, and I
>will submit some comments beforehand.
>
>http://www.openvotingconsortium.org/ad/vsp_011504.pdf
>
>It would help if voting-project list members would write something also.
>One of my favorite points will have to do with the fact that Avante claims
>the blind voter will be able get their vote verified on the same machine on
>which they indicate their selections.
>
>Please write to them ASAP (Jan 6 is the deadline). Let them know about the
>need for open "transparent" voting systems and procedures. If you need
>ideas on what to say, you might want to review Irwin Mann's paper.
>
>http://www.cpsr.org/conferences/cfp93/mann.html
>
>Be sure to mention specifically the work of the Open Voting Consortium.
>
>Thanks to Bob Kibrick for bringing this to our attention.
>
>-- Alan Dechert 916-791-0456
>http://www.openvoting.org

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