e-Voting: Good news from California
Ed Felton found this wired.com story about how bad results in a Napa Co. election were discovered and are now being corrected. He credits paper with having enabled both the detection and correction (emphasis his>:
Our biggest fear in designing election technology should not be that we�ll make a mistake, but that we�ll make a mistake and fail to notice it. Paper records and random recounts help us notice mistakes and recover from them. Paperless e-voting systems don�t.
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