NIST says electronic voting isn't ready yet.

U.S. agency recommends e-voting paper trail.

(InfoWorld) – “The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has recommended that the U.S. government require touch-screen electronic voting machines to include independent audit technology, such as printouts.”

We can't just let the computer count the votes and then recount the votes with no feedback to the voters and no accountability nor audit trail. The HAVA act was well-intentioned, but throwing computers at the problem just makes the problem bigger and more efficient. Let's hope the new Congress will make some rational modification to the voting system.

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