Electronic Voting Technology

The Democratic primaries are underway, and according to a recent report, electronic voting machines are keeping the counts accurate but not safe from hackers. We'll talk about whether this technology is up to the task. Could a proposed bill ensure that electronic votes can be verified?

Michael Wertheimer
*Director, RABA Innovative Solutions Cell

Douglas Jones
*Member of the board and past chair of the Iowa Board of Examiners for Voting Machines and Electronic Voting Systems
*Associate professor of computer science at the University of Iowa

Rush Holt
*U.S. Representative, (D-NJ)
*Former assistant director, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

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