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Letter: Take steps to protect voting from hackers

Take steps to protect voting from hackers

It would seem to me that in order to eliminate the possibility of hacking, that all electronic voting machines give you a receipt similar to that of a cash register. It would show who you voted for and that a ballot box be available to drop that receipt in to be counted. This would ensure that there would be a two-layer system, with all paper ballots counted by an independent third party.

With hacking more and more of a problem and the ease with which the software in voting machines can be compromised, a two-layer system is a good compromise between the old lever machines and the new electronic ones.

Clay Varga


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