Election Security: Perception and Reality

David Evans and Nathanael Paul. IEEE Security and Privacy, January-February 2004.

Abstract
Voter's trust in elections comes from a combination of the mechanisms and procedures we use to record and tally votes, and their confidence in election officials' competence and honesty. Electronic voting systems pose considerable risks to both the perception and reality of trustworthy elections.

Keywords: electronic voting, security, elections, democracy.

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