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Why did the[NH} primary go smoothly with record turnout? Low tech is good tech

The most trustworthy way to vote--with HCPB, the lowest but most effective tech of them all.
The most trustworthy way to vote--with HCPB, the lowest but most effective tech of them all.
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Paper ballots … That’s where everybody in America needs to get back to.”--Harri Hursti

In the wake of the debacle that described the presidential primaries in Iowa two weeks ago, world-class elections security expert Harri Hursti was on hand for the New Hampshire primaries last Tuesday, having come all the way from his home in Finland.

He pronounced the New Hampshire primaries a complete success, with only one complaint received. The Granite State uses time-honored optical scanners, the low-tech devices that accept handwritten paper ballots and count and [usually] photograph them digitally as well as preserving the original ballots for recounting if necessary--called by many the Gold Standard of voting methods: HCPB, hand-counted paper ballots.

A stamp of approval by and visit from Hursti is a landmark event. Read on about the record-breaking numbers of voters who came out. 

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Marta Steele is an author/editor/blogger who has been writing for since 2006. She is also author of the 2012 book "Grassroots, Geeks, Pros, and Pols: The Election Integrity Movement's Nonstop Battle to Win Back the People's Vote, (more...)

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