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Actions: The Brakey Method

Put the brakes on "mystery elections" once and for all. A simple 3-step method places public elections back under public control. THE BRAKEY METHOD Preserve and make public the "ballot images" -- Modern voting systems take a picture of every ballot, called a "ballot image." Peg the ballot image to the actual ballot using a unique ID number (not connected…
Bev Harris
November 15, 2016
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About Technology

Technology can make elections more accountable to the public, or less transparent, depending on how it is used. Technology to improve public accountability and transparency of elections: Technologies to enable on-the-spot video or photo capture of results, processes, or irregularities can help enormously to deter misconduct. Rapid, dispersed communication, enabled through electronic communication, can time-stamp information, making it more difficult…
Bev Harris
December 14, 2015