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Low-Tech Voting Gets "Thumbs Up"

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Chicago--With elections approaching, the Illinois Ballot Integrity


Project (IBIP) has this advice for voters:


1) Vote in person, not by mail.


2) Vote on election day, not earlier.


3) Vote on a paper ballot, not on a touch-screen voting machine.


"These three steps will help protect your ballot from loss, damage,

and alteration," says IBIP Director for Technology, Roy Lipscomb.

"The longer the delay between the casting of a ballot and the counting

of a ballot, the greater the chance of mishaps."


This risk is not abated by election-day voting on touch-screen voting

machines. The tenuous reliability of such machines has led to their

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The first three steps are great, however, if the 4... by Dennis Kaiser on Friday, Oct 8, 2010 at 7:28:54 AM