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Your vote doesn't count

At least in some states.

Remember the Supreme Court deciding the last election? Part of their decision is pretty interesting:

The individual citizen has no federal constitutional right to vote for electors for the President of the United States," the court said, "unless and until the state legislature chooses a statewide election as the means to implement its power to appoint members of the Electoral College.
Usurping the Voters (

I just got a newsletter from MIT and noted the report from the Voting Tech Project

They seem more concerned with making the voting system secure than providing a non-electronic (paper) record, although it is implied that it could be an option. I would think that the Techies, both Cal. and MA, would be savy enough to recognize the falability of even the most ‘secure’ system.

2004-07-22 12:56 | Benj

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