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a 35 million vote glitch - an EFF event
Date Tuesday October 12
Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
111 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA. 94105

Get off at the Montgomery station and use the exit marked 2nd and Market. Walk south on 2nd street for a block and a half, and take a
right down the Minna Street Alley. Minna is between Mission and Howard.
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorKatina
10/12: EFF Event on E-voting at 111 Minna Gallery!
(SOMA / south beach)

BayFF Event - Join Us for "E-voting and the Upcoming Election" on Tuesday, October 12

Come join EFF at the 111 Minna Gallery in downtown San Francisco to talk about e-voting and the upcoming election, as well as share food and drink and listen to live music by talented
local artist Samantha. This event is free and open to the public, so be sure to invite your friends
and colleagues!

WHAT:
BayFF discussion: "E-voting and the Upcoming Election"

Democracy is government by the people, and the right to vote is critical to determining what each of us wants of our government. Nearly one quarter of American voters - more than 35 million people - will exercise that right using electronic voting (e-voting) terminals in this election. Unfortunately, due to equipment that has been hastily developed and poorly tested, your right to vote is in greater jeopardy than ever before. There are widespread reports of voting terminal failures, and growing concern about the (in)security of these machines is fueling fierce debate over how to ensure the integrity of our elections. EFF is working to ensure that votes are verifiable and to train poll workers about what to do when the machines fail. Come listen to our team leaders talk about the latest
developments, and share your thoughts on how we can make sure that every vote is counted.

WHO:
Cindy Cohn, EFF Legal Director
Matt Zimmerman, EFF Staff Attorney
Ren Bucholz, EFF Activism Coordinator

Samantha - http://www.samanthamusic.com
Added to the calendar on Sunday Oct 10th, 2004 9:53 PM
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