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    Thank-you for getting the word out. I am talking about these machines in our local democratic meetings. It helps to have reports like yours that I can print out and read up on.
    •  Here is a presentation you may find helpful (4.00)
      Attack Tree Presentation
      (9,260 KB, allow several minutes to download)

      It is in .pdf format (may want to download the free Adobe Acrobat version 7.0 or later, for best results.)

      This presentation is designed to help you communicate the problems to groups you are speaking with. It describes the various kinds of attacks that can be used, with lots of pictures and simple communications frames. If you have specific questions about content, you can use the One-on-One section for voting activists, below, to help prepare for meetings and presentations.

      Because the learning curve on electronic voting can be intimidating -- and because systems are different depending on your location -- there is now a place to take an effective shortcut.

      One-on-One advice for voting integrity advocates:

      One-on-One Advice for Voting Integrity Actions

      This makes it easy to get started on voting integrity activism.

      Just do one thing: Ask a question.

      The questions need to be focused towards actions you can take to improve things -- general discussion and other kinds of questions are moved to other areas.

      For example, see this post in the One-on-One:

      What do I say to the secretary of state?

      Connecticut decided to postpone its decision to purchase electronic voting machines. Never underestimate the power of a single individual. You can do this thing.

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