Pros And Cons Of Electronic Voting
Source code from the voting software used in our polling machines is floating all over the internet! (cite) To someone who is doesn’t understand computers, that is the like owning a house, and removing the locks. Although polling machines are more convenient and easier to tally votes. It is extremely easy to infiltrate them, and can be accomplished by an average hacker. With the increased use of electronics and elections it is becoming harder to trust the results. There’re many different types of direct recording electronic machines (DRE) but I’m going to focus on one in particular the Diebold AccuVote Ts.
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It allows for less time spent at polling centers, improves time when counting the tally’s, and in return allowing a faster, and more efficient election. It is also convenient for the people voting, and the people counting the votes. However, with everything regarding technology it has numerous vulnerabilities present at all times. It allows easier access to hackers, and allows hacks to become prevalent. No matter how secure (or lack thereof) technology can always be hacked. And because of this alone I believe technology should not be used when nominating a