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1/6 HOW TO SET GOOD GUIDELINES FOR VOTING SYSTEMS
1) Consult with #cybersecurity experts
2) Do what they say
House bill #HR3351 says "the voter shall have the option to mark his or her ballot by hand." That's good. That's what the majority of cybersecurity experts recommend.
2/6 HOW NOT TO SET GUIDELINES FOR VOTING SYSTEMS
Senate bill #SecureElectionsAct sets up a panel of "independent experts on #ElectionSecurity" then fills it with ppl who are NOT #security experts. If you have to have heart surgery - do you want a surgeon or a hospital admin?
3/6 The #SecureElectionsAct has #bipartisan support, but contrary to current narrative it is NOT less intrusive to states - just less effective. It still sets up standards - but instead of specific ones, they are undefined & will be determined later by a panel of non-security ppl
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1. The #SecureElectionsAct is being postponed & WATERED DOWN
"Blunt unveiled his amended version of the legislation last week, which removes the initial version's requirement that states conduct post-election #audits w/ paper records." thehill.com/policy/cyberse… via @secureourvotes
2. #Audits are not an optional side issue to leave off, like deciding not to have fries with your burger. AUDITS are the central component of how we need to verify elections. This is like pizza with no cheese, and no crust. It is just tomato sauce.
3. When you see the latest video I've produced about how easy it is to hack optical scanners you will understand. You will really really understand why we need audits. Coming soon...
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