I’ve commented more than once that I prefer to vote on Election Day, and that if I had my 'druthers’ I’d be marking a paper ballot. As old as I am…just slightly older than dirt…I still don’t think I count as a Luddite, but where voting is concerned I have more faith in my neighbors of all parties counting paper ballots.
Yeah, yeah, I know….elections have been stolen in the past. But the theft can be so slickly done on some electronic voting machines as to be undetectable.
Here’s an interesting explanation of how it can be done in about sixty seconds on the Diebold machines. (Can you say “Ohio?”)
I missed this You Tube offering in September.
The full paper, published by the Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University, is available here.