U.S. House Defeats Paper Ballot Funding
Michael Hardy writes on FCW.com:
The House rejected a bill last week that would have funded the purchase of paper ballots as a backup to electronic voting systems for the upcoming election.More here.
The bill would have directed the Election Assistance Commission to establish a program to make the grants in time for the November vote.
Aviel Rubin, a professor of computer science at the University of Maryland and longtime skeptic of electronic voting, said he was disappointed by the House.
"It’s a real missed opportunity," he said. "I just hope we won’t be sorry in November."
Note: I humbly remind you of "Hacking Democracy". -ferg