Senator to Introduce Bill to Verify E-Voting With Paper Records

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on December 12, 2003

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) announced her intention to introduce legislation in early 2004 to ensure that every vote counts, by requiring that e-voting machine manufacturers provide built-in, not expensive add-on, paper records to verify the accuracy and security of the machines.

  • Note: on May 22, 2003 Rep. Holt introduced the Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2003 (H.R. 2239)
  • See also this commentary: Why the Best Voting Technology May Be No Technology at All
  • Posted in E-Government

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