League of Women Voters finally smells coffee


Staff member
League of Women Voters finally smells coffee
Newsday |
"The League of Women Voters rescinded its support of paperless voting machines on Monday after hundreds of angry members voiced concern that paper ballots were the only way to safeguard elections from fraud, hackers or computer malfunctions. About 800 delegates who attended the nonpartisan league's biennial convention in Washington voted overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution that supports 'voting systems and procedures that are secure, accurate, recountable and accessible.' ... Last year's endorsement infuriated members from chapters around the country - particularly in Silicon Valley and other technology-savvy enclaves, where computer scientists say the systems jeopardize elections."