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Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Mon Jul 10, 2017, 11:03 PM

6. It starts at the county level.

It's going to take boots on the ground.

A county clerk and recorder's office is cash strapped. They also need public input they rarely get. The county can't afford to replace voting machines unless the ones they have are past end of useful life. (The good news? Touch screens have a substantially shorter lifespan than the old mechanical punch-card machines.)

The most important voting tech advocacy is at the local level. Be at every open C&R hearing they have, sign up for every public committee, and commit to pushing your county on transparency and audit trails.

You can work on your state's Secretary of State's office, too, with the same tactics, but the county level is where the decisions are made, where the money is spent, and where it's easiest to effect change.

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