http://www.cs.uiowa.edu/~jones/voting/


COMPUTERS AND VOTING

by
Douglas W. Jones

University of Iowa
Department of Computer Science

Jan. 25, 2001
4:30 PM, 107 EPB

Class presentation for 55:91, Professional Seminar: Electrical Engineering
University of Iowa Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

We are in the midst of a revolution in the way we vote. This revolution started in the 1960's with the introduction of punched card voting, and not long after that, optical mark-sense voting. In the last 10 years, the rate of change has increased. This revolution offers wonderful opportunities, but the technology we use has left our laws and regulatory structures far behind, and this poses real perils for our democracy.

Fundamental Issues


History and Survey


Options


The Role of Computers