As the 2020 election cycle revs up in preparation for Americans to cast their presidential vote in November, election security should be the nation’s top priority in order to maintain a valid democratic process.
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Despite having a seemingly smooth election in the year 2004 – the candidates did not end up in court – there are a few issues left in the wake of this presidential election that must be dealt with in the near future.
As the November election grows ever closer, residual doubt over the 2000 election’s legitimacy has caused new electronic voting technologies to be utilized in an effort to remove butterfly ballots and “hanging chads” from the equation.
Beware the spectre of continuity. After looking at mortal vulnerabilities in the electronic voting systems being prepared for the coming election cycle, I dare to overstate the case against them.
Mass media outlets routinely ignore important subjects if they require more explanation than the 15 second attention spans they believe consumers are capable of sustaining.
With the announcement Tuesday by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to resume the recall election as scheduled, the issue of providing electronic voting machines to all of California has been shelved.
With continuing concerns about punch-card ballot chads hanging over the California recall election, new concerns have been raised over the electronic voting machines meant to replace the existing systems.