Salt Lake City, UT – The 2000 Presidential election underscored problems and inefficiencies in the US electoral system. It forced officials to rethink the voting process and to begin replacing outdated methods. Critics of new electronic technology worry though about ease of use, security, poll worker training and more. Doug is joined by the University of Utah's Thad Hall, former Emery County Clerk Bruce Funk and Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swenson for a look at the evolution of electronic voting and the disputes of a developing system.
- Visit the Websites for Today's Guests:
- University of Utah Political Science Professor Thad Hall maintains this blog
- Black Box Voting is critical of Diebold Incorporated and investigated the machines in Emery County at the request of Bruce Funk
- Office of Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swenson
- Learn more about the work of Rice University Computer Science Professor Dan Wallach