black box voting


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black box voting

Using computer-based voting machines instead of paper ballots or mechanical machines. The "black box" moniker is due to the fact that software tabulates all the input. See e-voting.
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Bev Harris of Black Box Voting has put out a tool kit that can provide you everything you need to know to be an effective voter integrity activist.Aa We cannot count on other people to protect our democracy, we need to do it ourselves.
Black Box Voting (www.blackboxvoting.org.) reported on March 9, 2005 that voting machines used by over 30 million voters were easily hacked by relatively unsophisticated programs and audits of the computers would not show the changes.
Outside the industry some have dubbed the process "black box voting. This term implies that results for votes cast on computers are unknown because directives in the software within the computers are often unknown