What if 25 million MORE ballots were cast?
That’s the difference between the midterm turnout rate of the voting eligible population (VEP) in the three 100% “Vote at Home” states (CO, OR, WA) using that time-tested, secure way to vote, versus the percentage for the rest of the country.
Oregon officials agree vote at home improves security
National Vote at Home Institute Chair Phil Keisling and (the late) Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson outline how vote at home helps ensure secure, convenient elections in the state.
Philadelphia Inquirer: Pennsylvania should transition to vote-at-home system
Vote by mail has several benefits including cost savings as there is less need for polling places or election workers, and it eliminates the need for upgrades to voting machines. Vote at home is also safe from software hacks that could affect the outcome of elections.
PEW Trust: Shortage of poll workers can be solved by vote at home
Poll workers can be the difference between a smooth election and long lines, mass confusion and miscounted ballots. But poll workers are older and becoming scarcer. Vote at home reduces the need for poll workers and polling stations, while increasing voter convenience.
Delaware Online: Paper ballots could make Delaware voting safer and cheaper
The state’s General Assembly established an Election Equipment Selection Task Force charged with exploring new voting systems. But the task force chose to only to review machines, missing one of the best alternatives that can help ensure security in our elections: the paper ballot.
UPI: Dozens of states tighten election security — by going back to paper
Election authorities across the United States are taking steps to make sure that balloting is secure and free of foreign influence. Although some jurisdictions have opted for electronic voting machines, fears about vulnerabilities are turning eyes back to paper ballots.