Internet Voting

Bills In CT, MD, WA, Risk Security Despite DoD Concerns

Despite the concerns of computer technologists, legislatures in three states are considering military voting via internet, fax, and email. In 2004 the Department of Defense expressed concerns with the security of voting via internet or email, and that all three methods, internet, email, or fax put in question the secret ballot.

Risking voting integrity and the secret ballot for our troops, disenfranchises us all.
Update: Ignoring Science In WA, OpEdNews Article By Ellen Theisen

Bysiewicz Slams PEW Report On Military Voting

Secretary Bysiewicz slammed a PEW report on Military voting citing their incorrect information on Connecticut. She also stated strong objections to voting via Internet.

Update 1/16: PEW Director responds, defends report.

Internet Voting — Not Ready For Democracy

Florida Risks OUR Democracy With Internet Voting

What’s wrong with Florida using Internet Voting? Why should Connecticut Voters care? It is not private – open to intimidation abuse, vote selling – especially in environments such as military, business, religeous, and union. There is no auditable record Anything that risks who is declared President, or could change the balance in Congress and the […]

Internet Voting is Too Risky for Public Elections

We have criticized the DNC for accepting and promoting Internet voting for expat delegates to the convention. This set a completely wrong precedent. It does not take much to imagine the intimidation possible with an internet voting machine set up in a military base, union hall, nursing home, or church. By Verified Voting Foundation April […]

Courant Fresh Talk: Voting: Too Far From Online

Fresh Talk editorial by Courant intern asks question and answers well: <read> Why is it when more and more Americans spend more and more of their time at a computer, we still having a voting system that doesn’t incorporate online capabilities? …Several computer scientists took part in 2004 in federally funded program called the Secure […]