More than 14 million citizens with disabilities reported voting in the November 2018 US elections. But if people with disabilities voted at the same rate as non-disabled voters, there would have been an estimated 2.3 million more voters participating. What
A new report by Michael D. Byrne from Rice University, revealed that the new voting system set to debut in Los Angeles County for the California primaries facilitates voter verifiability.
The VSAP (Voting Solutions for All People) project began in 2009 when Los Angeles County decided to replace its voting system.
To begin answering this question, it’s important to emphasize one word: System. Voting machines, often a subject of much contention, do not work alone.
History shows us once and again that despite geographical, generational or socio-cultural contexts, some political players – as well as some partisan groups- have a vested interest in ensuring elections results end in their favor.
Well-designed technology improves the accuracy, speed and integrity of elections. However, observation by experienced observers and thorough auditing are also necessary to give legitimacy to election results.