Last updated on: 9/10/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

New Yorkers for Verified Voting Biography

Position:
Con to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“This new era of computerized intervention in the voting process presents many dangers and challenges to citizens in a democracy… As citizens of New York State, we share the concerns about DREs with many computer professionals and others around the United States. We believe that optical scanners are a better choice because they are a more reliable, accurate, auditable and cost effective voting system.”

www.nyvv.org (accessed July 28, 2006)

Description:

“A non-partisan, not-for-profit corporation of New York State, working for secure, reliable, accessible, and verifiable standards for voting systems and elections and educating and organizing on issues surrounding voting and elections in the 21st Century.”

www.nyvv.org (accessed July 28, 2006)

Mission:

“To ensure that all eligible citizens can vote, and that their votes will be accurately counted.”

www.nyvv.org (accessed July 28, 2006)

Other:
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Quoted in:
  1. Do Senior Citizens Feel Comfortable Using Electronic Voting Machines?