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Engineering Team to Help
State Ensure Vote Integrity

On November 7, more than 100 million Americans will go to the polls to register their votes in the nationís general elections. Adding to anxieties concerning election outcomes, they worry about voting machine fraud or errors associated with newly installed electronic voting machines. A team of Computer Science & Engineering faculty, headed up by professor Alexander Shvartsman, will help to validate Connecticutís votes so citizens may feel confident their voices are being heard.

A 2006 study by Princeton University researchers concluded the Diebold AccuVote-TS, or touch screen, units that are being adopted by many states can be easily compromised or tampered with, without detection. To compensate for this potential threat, more than half the states, including Connecticut, require voter-verified paper trails.

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ENGINEERING TEAM
  ALUMNI NEWS

Hartford Alumni Reception
December 7, 2006
5:30 - 8:00pm
The Hartford Club, Hartford, CT

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Contact Noreen Wall for more information.

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