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Al Kolwicz lives in Colorado and is active in CAMBER (Citizens Active for Mail Ballot Election Results) is a dedicated group of volunteers who are working to ensure that every voter gets to vote once, every vote is counted once, and that every ballot is secure and anonymous.
SHARE Tuesday, March 11, 2008 Elections 2008: Colorado's Unending Secrecy regardin Voter Registration
Colorado has been deploying the SCORE system in counties before completing development/testing.Professional will tell you that this ranges between risky and reckless.We have been unable to extract information from the government regarding the SCORE system functionality or the mock election. They have kept us clueless.We have laws vs what is happening,but the AG says he has no authority to enforce these laws.So,he says sue..
SHARE Saturday, December 29, 2007 Please attend: Colorado Elections Forum - January 3, 9am-12pm
By our presence,we must remind legislators that the people want to vote using paper ballots voted in precinct polling places with optional absentee and early voting.We must remind legislators that voters have rejected all-mail ballot elections by a 60% to 40% margin (in a 2002 statewide election).We do not need legislators to represent the political insiders who want the opportunity to manipulate the presidential election.
SHARE Thursday, December 27, 2007 Colorado SoS now supports 100% op-scan
For clerks,mandatory mail ballot elections are less trouble.Poll watchers cannot see what is happening, and clerks do not need to deal with pesky election judges and private voting booths.Instead of election judges, clerks get to hand-pick temporary workers to perform the election dutiesno questions asked. Pure and simple,this is a battle between the clerks and the voters, between fast and cheap vs. verifiably accurate.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, November 19, 2007 CO Voter Group wants polling place elections with a few adjustments
The CO Voter Group has found that anonymous paper ballots,with votes marked in a precinct's private voting booth and hand counted,are the most trustworthy and transparent voting method.All-mail ballot elections eliminate precinct and early voting and the opportunity to vote using an anonymous ballot.It is the least secure option.Most all-mail ballot election activity occurs outside of public view. With no independent oversight
SHARE Wednesday, August 1, 2007 Thank you, California Secretary of State Bowen!
Please consider this. It was proven in district court that Colorado voting equipment was not properly certified. The judge ordered recertification of the equipment but did not order decertification. Consequently,even if the equipment fails the re-certification tests,the equipment can still be used and new equipment of the same type can still be purchased.It should be considered unfit for merchandise.
SHARE Sunday, September 17, 2006 Rebuttal to CO official that state is protected vs. vote tampering
In the article, below, Deputy Attorney General Maurice Knaizer says that Colorado is protected against tampering because state law now requires a printout of each computer ballot. And that, the printout can be reviewed by the voter and is kept at the machine for post-election audits and recounts.
This is a false assurance.