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PASS HR 550: Voter Verified Paper Ballots

By Allen L. Roland, PhD  Posted by Joan Brunwasser (about the submitter)       (Page 1 of 1 pages)     Permalink

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One bill -- H.R. 550 -- could be the most important bill your Representative co-sponsors this year.

The "Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act" (H.R.550) is the "gold standard" of voter verifiability legislation, requiring not only voter-verified paper records but also mandatory manual audits to confirm that voting machines are working properly.

The voter-verified paper record is the "bottom line" ~ without it we can't have reliable elections. This bill continues to gain momentum, with 156 Republican and Democrat co-sponsors to date, but more co-sponsors are needed. More than half of the states already have enacted voter-verified paper record requirements, but to protect all votes we need this bill.

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You can help: please make sure your Representative co-sponsors H.R. 550 immediately.

Take Action Now!

Visit the VerifiedVoting.org Action Center at http://www.demaction.org/dia/organizations/vevo/campaign.jsp?campaign_key=1353

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Allen L Roland

Allen Roland 's weblog: http://blogs.salon.com/0002255/
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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)

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