SLAC Colloquium Series

SLAC Colloquium Series


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An Open Source Voting Machine: Prospects for a new Voting

Date: 6/16/2008

Alan Dechert
Open Voting Consortium

In 2000, we all learned that the voting system in the United States was unreliable. Since then, the situation has not improved very much, despite billions of dollars thrown at the problem. Last year's top-to-bottom review by the California Secretary of State revealed many faults in the voting systems currently in use. Secretary Bowen has indicated her desire to see a new voting system based on a non-proprietary open design. Fortunately, quite a few people have been working on such designs for some years now.

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