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Electronic Voting: Not Ready For Prime Time

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Exhibit A:

Some Voting Machines Chop Off Candidates' Names — washingtonpost.com

Exibit B:

Mailed Disks Raise Voting Machine Fears — washingtonpost.com

ABC News: Electronic Voting Machines Could Skew Elections

Exhibit C:

Potential problems loom in election voting — Yahoo! News

ABC News: Highlights of State Voting Problems

New Laws and Machines May Spell Voting Woes — New York Times

Exhibit D:

ABC News: Chicago Voter Database Hacked

It's encouraging that the mass media are perking up and taking note of what promises to be an at — best challgenging and at — worst democracy — defying election day. Sadly it's too late to do anything more than knock on wood and cross our fingers.

The silver lining? If this shit really does blow up into a spectacular mess in two weeks, there might still be time to engineer and implement the kind of safe, easy and secure voting systems that Americans deserve — and should demand — by 2008.

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