✅ Support hand-marked paper ballots and secure, well-maintained ballot-marking devices (BMDs) for voters with disabilities.
⛔ Reject risky “hybrid” voting machines - the Dominion Image Cast Evolution (ICE) and the ES&S ExpressVote XL:
⛔ Reject touch screen voting machines:
⛔ Reject counting votes with barcodes:
Security experts recommend hand-marked paper ballots for most voters, and ballot-marking devices (BMD’s) for voters with disabilities. Some “hybrid” voting machines merge a scanner and a BMD printer into the same path. Security experts say these hybrids can be hacked to add fake votes to paper ballots. The NY State Board of Elections has approved one such machine, the Dominion ICE, and it is now in use in three NY counties. The ES&S ExpressVote XL, another risky hybrid, may be certified by the State Board of Elections soon. Vendors claim these systems help people with disabilities, but voters with disabilities are not satisfied with them.
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