Inform citizens and elected officials on issue of the potential (acknowledged) for computerized voting machine tampering,
As David Dill stated, many are simply, "unaware."
Rep. Rush Holt of New Jersey has introduced a bill requiring a voter-verifiable
The Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2003
Folks, this is what we've been waiting for! Please contact your U.S. Representative
ASAP and ask them to co-sponsor bill (and, of course, support it).
Let everyone know about this pending legislation
Endorsements of the Resolution on Electronic Voting
Be among them!
I (David Dill) am organizing opposition to paperless electronic voting machines by technologists, especially computer science researchers.
I have written a resolution, for which I would like to recruit endorsements.
The Resolution on Electronic Voting
This statement is intended be a message from technologists to the rest of the public, the gist of which is: Do not be seduced
by the apparent convenience of "touch-screen voting" machines, or the "gee whiz" factor that accompanies flashy new technology.
Using these machines is tantamount to handing complete control of vote counting to a private company, with no independent
checks or audits. These machines represent a serious threat to democracy. Much better alternatives are available for upgrading
I'm seeking endorsements for the statement by individuals and organizations. Of course, potential endorsers may feel that
they don't know enough about the problem, so I have provided some links to further information below. ...