Online Voting -- Not So Fast

While millions of Americans pay our taxes, do our banking, earn our livelihood, and buy and sell products and services online, today's email and Internet voting systems -- and those that will be available in the foreseeable future -- cannot be relied on to produce accurate, verifiable vote counts.

The growing use of those systems in some states creates the possibility that some candidates will lose, or perhaps already have lost, elections despite receiving more votes than their opponents. That's unacceptable.

Common Cause has partnered in research to document the problems with online voting systems.

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Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia allow military and overseas voters (not domestic voters) to return voted ballots by email, facsimile and/or other Internet transmission; six allow Internet return for military members in...

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Pamela Smith, October 1, 2014

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