From Bruce O’Dell:

Sure, optical scan is better than DRE–as long as the optical scan ballots are always audited by hand. Optical scan ballots are interpreted and tallied by computer programs, too, And as Black Box Voting has shown, optical scan equipment is wide open to subversion that only hand-counts of the paper can uncover.

And to secure US congressional races–and give candidates the indisputable mathematical cover needed to actually challenge a corrupted election–we need a 10% handcount in 100% of the precincts, as Jonathan Simon, Steve Freeman, Josh Mitteldorf and I have called for in our recent paper.


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