A new, complete collection of articles and resources on this subject is available at the Commonweal Institute. Also see “Making the Integrity of Electronic Voting Into a National Issue“.
I put together a collection of voting machine stories and websites. Let me know if you know of other good articles or other resources on this subject.
My “What’s Wrong with this Picture?“, Seeing the Forest
To Register Doubts, Press Here, New York Times, May 15, 2003
New Voting Systems Assailed – Computer Experts Cite Fraud Potential, The Washington Post, March 27, 2003
Black Box Voting – Ballot Tampering in the 21st Century – a website dedicated to this issue.
Electronic Voting – Rebecca Mercuri, Ph.D. – contains many links to websites and stories about this issue.
Voter Fraud 2002: Death Stalks America’s Democracy (Includes a collection of links.)
Voting machines must provide a voter-verifiable audit trail – David Dill’s website about voter-verified audit trails and the recent hearings in Santa Clara County, CA. – with links to to other sites on the voting machine issue.
Computer ballot outfit perverts Senate race, theorist says. At The Register. Also read the reply.
Paranoid party rights in The Guardian.
Commonweal Institute’s Uncommon Denominator: “new computerized voting machines are vulnerable to tampering.”
Voting Machines: Vote Tampering in the 21st Century (NOT the same site as “Black Box Voting – Ballot Tampering in the 21st Century”)
If voters get a record of their ballot, they can check on the system. A San Jose Mercury News editorial today acknowledged the voting machines problem. 2/21/03
Board faces key decision on voting by computer – POTENTIAL FOR FRAUD WORRIES SUPERVISORS — The San Jose Mercury News front page story, 2/24/03
* Great resource!* Electionline.org – The Election Reform Information Project
Paperless Voting Machines Under Fire – Newsday, Feb. 25, 2003
** Key Story — Scientists question electronic voting, SF Chronicle, March 3, 2003
Voting Technology, California Voter Foundation
Computer-Related Elections, Peter Neumann
Britain to Launch Electronic Voting Systems — International Herald Tribune, April 20, 2003
Voters must have faith in the vote count,” by the chief elections officer, San Mateo County, California, San Jose Mercury News, May 19, 2003.