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Holt Statement on League of Women Voters Endorsement of Voter-Verified Paper Records for Electronic Voting Machines

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HOLT STATEMENT ON LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS ENDORSEMENT OF VOTER-VERIFIED PAPER RECORDS FOR ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES

"I am delighted that the League of Women Voters has embraced the concept contained in my Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2005 (H.R. 550). As the League noted, ‘Paperless electronic voting systems are not inherently secure, can malfunction, and do not provide a recountable audit trail.' We will be unable to remove doubt about the results of elections using such machines until there is a national standard requiring auditability.

"Today, one of the leading voices in election integrity was loud and clear: a voter-verified paper ballot is fundamental to honest, auditable elections."

http://www.holt.house.gov/list/press/nj12_holt/061206.html

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