Monday, November 12, 2007

If the DoJ Gets Its Way

The Daily News says the Department of Justice's proposed plan to force New York to abandon its lever machines by 2008 is a "disaster in the making." We agree -- with some important caveats about the need to provide accessible machines for disabled New Yorkers.

But what if the DoJ gets its way, and New York is forced to replace its machines by November '08? As Bo Lipari, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Verified Voting explains, the only rationale course of action would be to move to paper ballots and optical scanners, statewide.

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