POLITICAL: Let’s go back top p[aper ballots!

https://naomiwolf.substack.com/p/proposed-the-optional-end-to-the?utm_source=post-email-title&publication_id=676930&post_id=82813969&isFreemail=true&utm_medium=email

Proposed: The [Optional] End to the Secret Ballot
Is the Traditional Secret Ballot — In Digital-Black-Hole Voting Systems — Dangerously Out of Date?
Dr Naomi Wolf
Nov 7

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New voting machines that produce a paper ballot for each vote cast make it possible for election officials to conduct post-election audits. Approximately half of all states and the District of Columbia conduct post-election audits, which require a review of paper ballots to check the accuracy of the votes cast. With partisan actors fueled by the Big Lie conducting partisan reviews that undermine confidence in our elections, it is becoming increasingly important for qualified election officials to conduct legitimate audits of their own […]” [https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/research-reports/voting-machines-risk-2022#footnote1_tstxxlf]

You don’t have to believe that it is “partisan” to demand a verified paper trail for every election, to want a better assurance that your vote will be properly counted, than — the nothing at all you get when think that you have made your choice, and when you walk away from a “DRE” without a “VVPAT”.

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It may well be that millions of Americans will “shout” their choices publicly by posting a public image of their vote on a public platform; maybe not; but again, the fact that there will be independent verification, whether it is of public or private archives, or a mixture that is up to the choice of the citizens, will chill the plans of voting-day evildoers.

Then in time, God willing, we will all go back to paper. With receipts.

And yes, O elites, we’ll go back to doing our vote counting the way it has been done for most of our nation’s history: not with “experts” and “officials” alone counting the vote, not with corrupted media prematurely announcing the winner — but rather with citizens counting the verifiable votes — yes;

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Very.

Last.

One.

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I don’t trust any “computer system” to be “honest”.  

So let’s get back to paper.

I have no problem with a digital device that prepares ballot that is readable by the human being.

Given that scanners can OCR stuff with high precision that can speed the process.  

Add voter id and “Election Day” (I,e,: not election month).

The system should be verifiably trustworthy.

It ain’t now!

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LIBERTY: No Right To Secret Ballot

http://yro.slashdot.org/story/12/09/22/1419211/federal-judge-says-no-right-to-secret-ballot-oks-barcoded-ballots

Federal Judge Says No Right To Secret Ballot, OKs Barcoded Ballots
Posted by timothy on Saturday September 22, @10:28AM
from the it’s-the-little-things dept.

doug141 writes “A Colorado county put bar codes on printed ballots in a last minute effort to comply with a rule about eliminating identifying markings. Citizens sued, because the bar codes can still be traced back to individual voters. In a surprise ruling, Denver U.S. District Judge Christine Arguello said the U.S. Constitution did not contain a ‘fundamental right’ to secret ballots, and that the citizens could not show their voting rights had been violated, nor that they might suffer any specific injury from the bar codes.”

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Are you kidding me?

Seems like a fundamental protection is being violated here.

Maybe it’s just me.

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