As your Governor, I will do everything in my power to secure and protect the integrity of our elections.
Election experts are virtually unanimous in their conviction that these machines have NEVER been fully reliable and harbor flaws that can be exploited. There is NO justification for continuing to use them.
Furthermore, the machine source code holds critical verification data, but they won’t release it to be audited. If we can’t audit the machine source code to ensure proper verification is happening, they cannot be trusted. Without the machines, hand-count paper ballots with signature verification are the only way to ensure votes are legitimate.
That’s why I’m calling for the Secretary of State to require a hand-count paper ballot election.
This step, together with increasing the number of bi-partisan poll worker teams AND signature adjudicators for mail-in ballots, would IMMEDIATELY give