A Simple Technique for Safely Using Punchscan and Prêt à Voter in Mail-In Elections

  • Stefan Popoveniuc
  • David Lundin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4896)

Abstract

We apply a technique inspired by Scantegrity to Punchscan and Prêt à Voter and show how this results in a mail-in ballot system that is auditable, simple to use and easy to understand.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Popoveniuc
    • 1
  • David Lundin
    • 2
  1. 1.George Washington UniversityWashington DCUSA
  2. 2.University of SurreyGuildfordUK

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