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

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Sun Jan 25 2009 - 12:32:19 CST

BTW, Lowell also offered to review text for a letter I said I would send to
Bowen requesting OVC membership. I just sent it to him yesterday, and
expect to hear back in a few days.

I've attached a copy of the draft, FYI.

AD

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Tobias" <tobias@inclusive.com>
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Subject: Re: [OVC-discuss] draft of text for new OVC-sponsored bill

> OK. I assume she will rely on Lowell Finley. We did the TTB
> accessibility
> testing under Lowell.
>
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Alan Dechert [mailto:dechert@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2009 1:22 PM
>> To: Open Voting Consortium discussion list
>> Subject: Re: [OVC-discuss] draft of text for new OVC-sponsored bill
>>
>> 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.
>> >
>> > ***
>> > Jim Tobias
>> > Inclusive Technologies
>> > +1.908.907.2387 v/sms
>> > skype jimtobias
>> >
>> >
>> >> -----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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