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Senators: No need for paper e-voting trails, 'electronic' ones are OK

Computer scientists have advocated paper trails as a check on malice or programming errors, but a Senate bill instead will provide the option of a second "electronic" record as well.

By May 23, 2008


Electronic voting and partial audits

E-voting is not secure now and will never be in the foreseeable future, says guest blogger and security specialist Rebecca Mercuri.

By February 21, 2008


Following e-voting glitches

Keep track of voting-equipment problems that arise during Election Day, from paper jams to scanner malfunctions to potentially misrecorded votes.

By November 4, 2008


Security Bites 118: Voting in America

Brian Chess and Jacob West of Fortify talk about electronic voting with CNET's Robert Vamosi.

By October 17, 2008


Calif. official votes for optical scans, hand tallies

Secretary of State tells attendees at Usenix security conference that optical scanning of paper ballots combined with hand tallies is more accurate and secure than an e-voting system that uses paper trails.

By July 30, 2008


With improvements, e-voting could be good, says researcher.

Researcher who found vulnerabilities in California's e-voting systems looks ahead to better auditing.

By February 16, 2008


GAO: Voting machines not to blame for Florida irregularities

But computer scientists argue government tests were too limited to rule out technological glitches during contested '06 congressional race. Paper trails, they say, are the best answer.

By February 8, 2008


Senators to abandon '08 e-voting paper trail mandate

Democrat behind a bill to ban paperless touch-screen machines says she doesn't expect new rules to take effect until at least 2010.

By July 25, 2007


Lawsuit alleges e-voting negligence in Florida

On behalf of Sarasota County voters, public-interest groups call for a revote after reports of irregular tallies from electronic machines.

By November 21, 2006