Two hot election stories
“Electronic ballot systems such as DRE machines, are neither fully accessible nor secure and accurate methods of recording, tallying, and reporting votes … [They] are inappropriate for use, because these systems make it impossible for voters to verify that their votes will be counted as cast.”
— From a statement released today by more than 20 Disabled Voter Advocates
“We must debunk the myth that we have to choose between accessible voting and verifiable voting. Democracy requires that we have both.”
— Stanley J. Eicher, Exec. Dir. of the Disability Law Center in recent statement commending MA for allowing non-DRE ballot marking devices for use by disabled voters.
CLEVELAND (AP) – Two county election workers were sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in prison for rigging a recount of 2004 presidential election ballots…