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Letter to Indiana Senate Elections Committee opposing the use of voter-verified paper audit trails in HB 1116 instead of paper ballots

Below is a letter signed by multiple organizations opposing the accelerated timeline for adding Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs) to Indiana’s DREs as proposed in HB 1116.  Indiana elections would be much better protected, and Indiana voters better served, by passing measures to adopt pre-printed paper ballots, marked by hand or assistive ballot marking device,…

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Comments on the EAC’s 022 Election Administration Voting Survey (EAVS) and Election Administration Policy Survey drafts

Below are Verified Voting’s submitted comments on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s 2022 Election Administration Voting Survey (EAVS) and Election Administration Policy Survey drafts. Download PDF   U.S. Election Assistance Commission 633 3rd Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20001 Submitted electronically January 28, 2022 Docket ID: EAC-2021-0002 Dear U.S. Election Assistance Commissioners,   Verified…

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Letter to the District of Columbia regarding the insecurity of internet voting

Below is a letter submitted on behalf of Verified Voting, Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues (EPI Center), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), U.S. Technology Policy Committee Association for Computing Machinery, Common Cause, Free Speech for People, and U.S. Vote Foundation and Overseas Vote. Download PDF December 21, 2021 Hon. Charles…

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Comments on the EAC’s VVSG Lifecycle Policy 1.0 (EAC-2021-0001- 0001)

Below are Verified Voting’s submitted comments on the Election Assistance Commission’s Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) Lifecycle Policy 1.0. Download PDF   U.S. Election Assistance Commission 633 3rd Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20001 Submitted electronically   December 7, 2021   On behalf of Verified Voting, I submit these comments in response to EAC-2021-0001-…

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Comments on NIST-2021-0005 Draft Report on Promoting Access to Voting

The submission is also available on the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s website here. Download PDF   November 22, 2021 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 100 Bureau Drive Gaithersburg, MD 20899 Via electronic submission   RE: NIST-2021-0005 Draft Report on Promoting Access to Voting   On behalf of Verified Voting, I submit…

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Letter to San Francisco Board of Supervisors opposing project that would allow electronic ballot return

Download PDF   November 16, 2021 President Shamann Walton Supervisor Connie Chan Supervisor Matt Haney Supervisor Rafael Mandelman Supervisor Gordon Mar Supervisor Myrna Melgar Supervisor Aaron Peskin Supervisor Dean Preston Supervisor Hillary Ronen Supervisor Ahsha Safai Supervisor Catherine Stephani San Francisco Board of Supervisors 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place City Hall, Room 244 San…

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Comments Rhode Island’s Voting Accessibility Task Force on Internet Voting

Download PDF   November 9, 2021 Voting Accessibility Task Force State of Rhode Island via email   RE: Verified Voting Opposes Internet Voting   Dear Task Force Members, On behalf of Verified Voting, I am writing in opposition to ballot return via the internet. Verified Voting is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization with a mission to…

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Letter to Mayor of San Francisco Opposing Blockchain Voting

Download PDF October 19, 2021   The Honorable London Breed Mayor City and County of San Francisco City Hall, Room 200 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA 94102 via email   RE: The California Voter Foundation and Verified Voting Oppose Blockchain Voting   Dear Mayor Breed,   On behalf of the California…

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Verified Voting Comments on Michigan SB 311

Download Letter September 27, 2021 Elections and Ethics Committee Michigan House of Representatives 124 North Capitol Avenue Lansing, Ml 48933 via email   RE: Verified Voting Urges Rejection of Senate Bill 311 Dear Committee Members, On behalf of Verified Voting, I write in opposition  to  Senate Bill 311, which allows the electronic return of voted…

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