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CA ban moves forward

AP reports that the California Senate has approved a bill that would ban all electronic voting in this fall’s election. This is a more restrictive measure than that proposed by the Secretary of State last week.

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CA takes middle road

Rather than recommend a wholesale ban of touchscreen voting machines in November, a California panel has proposed a freeze on new equipment unless it produces a voter-verified paper audit trail, accelerating the due date for this technology from 2006 to 2004. At least 20 states have introduced legislation requiring a paper audit trail. Oregon, New […]

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Anonymous expert

Yesterday I posted my first entry at Wikipedia on Brian J. Williams, a presumed expert on electronic voting technologies. I’m posting the first cut here with its links to external resources embedded. Hopefully anyone who knows more about him will comment here or update the Wiki entry.