Re: [OVC-discuss] draft of text for new OVC-sponsored bill

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Sun Jan 25 2009 - 12:21:55 CST

Thanks, Jim. I already passed along version 5 to the Secretary of State. I
am asked her to co-sponsor the bill. If she agrees, she will also have some
things to say about the wording. We should know within a few days.

Alan

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Tobias" <tobias@inclusive.com>
To: "'Open Voting Consortium discussion list'"
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Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2009 8:39 AM
Subject: Re: [OVC-discuss] draft of text for new OVC-sponsored bill

> Alan, I feel your pain. What can we do here to help finish drafting the
> text of the bill? If there is specific wording you want help with, please
> let us know.
>
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Alan Dechert [mailto:dechert@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2009 11:36 AM
>> To: Open Voting Consortium discussion list
>> Subject: Re: [OVC-discuss] draft of text for new OVC-sponsored bill
>>
>> Ron,
>>
>> > I also think it's reasonable to use OVC-style ballot printers to
>> > assist voters who cannot otherwise vote independently ...
>> >
>> Okay, then let's finish the bill text so we have an open path
>> to certification.
>>
>> > -- assuming that they're really useful for that task. ...
>> >
>> Let's no assume the outcome of the testing until it's done.
>> That's fine.
>>
>> > Such voters get a significant benefit to go along with the
>> risk that,
>> > e.g., the firmware in the machine is programmed to cheat.
>> Okay.
>>
>> > Not so, I contend, for the general voting population.
>> >
>> Fine for you to state your opinion on that. However, it has
>> nothing to do with the task that need to be done right now.
>>
>> Alan D.
>>
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