[LINK] Voted Electronically in the Australian Federal Election

Rick Welykochy rick at praxis.com.au
Wed Nov 21 11:39:02 AEDT 2007

Jan Whitaker wrote:

> At 07:57 AM 20/11/2007, Tom Worthington wrote:
>> I voted electronically in the last two ACT (Canberra) local government 
>> elections. As I was going to be spending election day at a meeting 
>> interstate, I decided to cast an early vote. The pre polling place was 
>> equipped with the trial electronic system and have less than perfect 
>> eyesight, I decided to try it.
> comments from the vision impaired community has been positive. They are 
> encouraging folks to use the system so it continues into the future. Use 
> so far has been light.

Is there a paper audit trail?

I wonder how these systems differ from those that are causing so many
concerns with our American friends.

What about peer source code review and open source?

I hope we've learn from the dreadful Diebold fiascos and "done better".


Rick Welykochy || Praxis Services

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It's already tomorrow in Australia.
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