- Mandated paper ballot of record
- Legally required audits
- Open involvement of citizens in process for selection of voting equipment
Are being fought right now in Arizona. (EG Bi-partisan bill SB1557)
If you want to learn more or get involved, come tonight to a discussion and demonstration by Tom Ryan (local Tucson Elections activist, involved in Voter Action lawsuit ) and Jim Marsh of blackboxvoting.org
Or contact John Brakey, 520-578-5678, http://www.auditaz.net
Voting experts to lead election integrity Teach-In.
A live demonstration will occur, showing how a hacker could change vote totals in the tabulating system which is used by Pima County (Diebold GEMS) - without leaving a trail.
Experts on electronic voting will lead a 1-hour workshop for members of the public, local politicians and news media. They will discuss how electronic voting works and detail the flaws in software systems used and planned for use in Arizona. There will be a demonstration of how election integrity could be compromised under these systems.
6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 15
Plumbers & Steamfitters Union Hall, at
2475 E Water St, Tucson
Dr. Tom Ryan, Arizona Citizens for Fair Elections, on components of the Arizona election system, certification, testing and tabulation problems.
Jim Marsh, Blackboxvoting.org, on potential problems
in Pima County: The Diebold touchscreen, legalities and technicalities.
State Representative Ted Downing, Chair Arizona Democratic Party Election Integrity Committee, on overview of integrity concerns with the Arizona voting system.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors by a 3-2 vote June-06-06 approved a contract to buy Diebold TSx touchscreens which are vulnerable to tampering.