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Not only are these West Virginia voting machines old, they are also the notoriously insecure iVotronic from ES&S. It’s as if WV wants its elections to suck. It should instead move to #HandMarkedPaperBallots as a primary voting system. cc: @wvsosoffice 1/ williamsondailynews.com/pih/pi_news/ol…
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Thank you @RebeccaRhynhart for standing by your convictions. We could use a lot more of that lately. #ProtectOurVotes 1/
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2/ ES&S's ExpressVote XL "Hybrid" voting system, which @PhillyVotes selected, is a dangerous system that experts say can change paper ballots after they've been cast. They should never have chosen it. #EXPELtheXL

Link to article about Hybrid systems:salon.com/2019/03/28/new…
3/ The other dangerous "Hybrid" voting system that to which jurisdictions are flocking is the Dominion Image Cast Evolution (ICE). #ICEtheICE
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@JoyAnnReid @AliVelshi Hi Joy - it is no longer enough to say “paper ballots” bc there is no universal definition of that phrase, & vendors & others now misleadingly use it to include both #HandmarkedPaperBallots & crappy barcoded summary cards from insecure touchscreen ballot marking devices. 1/
@JoyAnnReid @AliVelshi 2/ Here is my latest @whowhatwhy article explaining the critical distinction between #HandMarkedPaperBallots and so-called “voter marked paper ballots” w/ barcodes and text that can be electronically manipulated w/o voters noticing. whowhatwhy.org/2019/02/12/phi…
@JoyAnnReid @AliVelshi @whowhatwhy 3/ I strongly suggest that you have someone on your show to explain the difference and why it matters. I would be happy to do that. Alternatively, I recommend @MarilynRMarks1 who is handling the paper ballot suit in Georgia, UCB Professor @philipbstark who invented...
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@amyklobuchar needs to clarify this ASAP. Profit-motivated vendors and others use the misleading phrase “voter marked paper ballots” to include either #HandMarkedPaperBallots (democracy’s gold standard) or crappy barcoded paper printouts from hackable ballot marking devices. 1/
These vendors and others know the difference, but the media and the public do not. It’s a scam that enables vendors to sell touchscreen barcode ballot marking devices (that all independent IT experts advise against) as “paper ballot” systems. 2/
They are able to get away with this because there is no universal definition of “paper ballot”. It is a fraud on the public, and we must ensure that all our POTUS candidates understand the importance of #HandmarkedPaperBallots and that #BarcodeVoting is a scam. 3/
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