“I think this is going to be a tidal wave from California eastward
- it's going to get a lot of attention and may change a lot of minds,” said Stanford University computer science professor
David Dill. “California is the biggest market for election equipment. No company can blow it off, so they're going to
have to accommodate this requirement.”
Cal. Votes To Come With Receipts SAN
JOSE, Cal., Nov. 22, 2003
California's decision to require all electronic voting machines
to provide paper receipts by 2006 promises to set the standard for such balloting nationwide. ...
commands a sizable share of the market for voting machines, the move may prompt changes in equipment being adopted nationwide
as local governments rush to modernize voting systems. ...
Voting equipment companies must retrofit systems already
being used in at least four California counties with printers by July 2006. This makes California the first state to force
equipment vendors to retrofit machines already purchased or installed.
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