June 10, 2005 | By Matt Zimmerman

North Carolina... Fed Up With E-voting Errors?

As HR 550 Lobby Days wrap up, a final report from the field. Andrew Silver and Lee Baker, activists from North Carolina, enjoyed a generally receptive response from their home-state contingent. Senator Richard Burr and Representatives Brad Miller and Walter Jones all showed enthusiasm for the objective and the legislation. Representative Howard Coble's staff, however, indicated a reluctance to support the bill based on state's rights grounds. The ultimate response from North Carolina's Congressional delegation will be interesting to follow given the fact that a North Carolina county experienced one of the more severe e-voting failures during the November 2004 election, forcing election officials to rerun a local race. Learning the lessons from state-level e-voting mistakes and helping voters across the country from repeating them would benefit all of us.

Click here to tell your member of Congress to support HR 550!


Deeplinks Topics

Stay in Touch

NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

Follow EFF

We're at #LISA16 this week! Come say hi at our member table in the expo hall Wednesday and Thursday. https://eff.org/event/eff-use...

Dec 6 @ 2:58pm

Ojos que no parpadean: El estado de la vigilancia en América Latina #IGF2016 https://www.eff.org/es/deepli...

Dec 6 @ 2:11pm

Librarians are among the first lines of defense when it comes to protecting privacy and freedom of expression. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Dec 6 @ 2:01pm
JavaScript license information