Reading 6 - Michael Urban BITM 2701LS Professor Shim...

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Michael Urban BITM 2701-LS Professor Shim Reading 6 Electronic voting was once thought of as a good option for casting votes.  Now,  people are extremely skeptical after several tries and failures of different e-voting  systems.  There are several types of e-voting systems.  Touch screen voting machines,  also called direct recording machines, have been criticized as being venerable to  hacking and fraud.  Some direct recording machines do not leave a paper trail, which  makes it extremely difficult to verify that the correct vote was cast.  Some touch screen  voting machines were modified to print out a receipt showing the vote cast, but this is  not convincing enough for some people.   Another e-voting machine, the optical scanner, scans the paper ballot cast by the  voter.  While most believe this system to be more reliable, it is not flawless.  In a Florida 
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2009 for the course BITM 2701 taught by Professor Shim during the Spring '09 term at Seton Hall.

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