Issue No. 06 - November/December (2003 vol. 7)
Robert E. Filman , Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science/NASA Ames
<p>What is the right way to make an electronic voting system? After the Florida debacle, Caltech and MIT formed a project to look at the problem. Their most important conclusions were the need to have a physically readable and auditable record of the vote, countable independently of the machine that presents the choices and records the votes. This echoes Rebecca Mercuri's 2000 University of Pennsylvania dissertation, in which she argued for a voter-checkable paper record of the vote that could be preserved for audit.</p>
R. E. Filman, "From the Editor in Chief: Veni, Vidi, Sensi," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 7, no. , pp. 4-6, 2003.