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NEWS

STATE REP. ROB MATZIE’S BILL WOULD REQUIRE PAPER BALLOTS ACROSS PENNSYLVANIA

“Any interference with our election process undermines the most important principle of a free society, the people’s right to choose who represents them.”

By JD PROSE 03/07/2019 TIMESONLINE.COM


 
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Has been introduced in Pennsylvania that would require a switch to paper ballots statewide

PA VOTING SYSTEM GRADE: D

Pennsylvania adheres to a number of minimum cybersecurity best practices related to voter registration systems, but the state allows voting using machines that do not provide a paper record. In addition to being vulnerable to hacking, this prevents the state from carrying out post-election audits that test the accuracy of election outcomes, which does not provide confirmation that ballots are cast as the voter intends and counted as cast.

 
 

Center for American Progress Voting Systems Report Card

In August 2017, the Center for American Progress released a report entitled “9 Solutions for Securing America’s Elections,” laying out nine vulnerabilities in election infrastructure and solutions to help improve election security in time for the 2018 and 2020 elections.

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POLLING PLACE EQUIPMENT

Verified Voting: The Verifier Map

Verified Voting’s interactive map offers detailed county-by-county listing of current voting technology for each state.

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State Audit Laws

All computerized elections should be audited to check the accuracy of the vote count and ensure the integrity of democracy.

ARE PA VOTES COUNTED IN THE LIGHT?

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STATE ELECTIONS LEGISLATION DATABASE

National Conference of State Legislators Bill Tracking

This database contains state legislation related to the administration of elections introduced in 2011 through this year, 2019.

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