AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: NO ONE IS MINDING THE STORE
Incredible but true: Over the past 40 years, billions of tax-payer dollars have flowed to a handful of secretive - often partisan and criminal - voting systems corporations, putting Americans at risk of hidden voter suppression in every election through insider election fraud.
Why are European nations outlawing concealed electronic voting?
Vote tabulation software in 50 states is "proprietary" and legally off-limits to public inspection, even by election supervisors.
NO PAPER BALLOT
As many as 17 states use Touchscreen voting machines with no ballot, and no capacity to recount or audit the results.
NO LEGAL RECOURSE
When problems are detected, or elections blatantly stolen, voters find little or no legal recourse available.
INTERNET VOTING and CYBER CRIMES
The spread of Internet Voting opens democracy to new forms of subversion through hacking, spying, violation of the secret ballot and voter privacy, and insider electronic access to our voting records.
Murder Spies & Voting Lies, the award-winning 2008 documentary, tells the story of Clint Curtis, a Republican computer programmer who testified before Congress that he was hired by Florida GOP insiders to write vote-rigging software.
The Trouble with Touchscreens; in this 2007 Dan Rather special report, seven whistleblowers claim they were ordered to purposefully misalign "butterfly" ballots that led to the 2000 presidential election fiasco in Florida, and $3.9 billion in federal funds to "modernize" our voting systems with Touchscreens.
Uncounted: The New Math of American Elections; This controversial feature length film by Emmy award-winning director David Earnhardt examines in factual, logical, and yet startling terms how easy it is to change election outcomes and undermine election integrity across the U.S.
How to reclaim, restore, and sustain democracy
Grassroots solutions: Citizens must determine what voting systems will keep our system of self-governance healthy and alive for future generations.
- Hand-counting paper ballots in public is a simple, inexpensive, low-tech, and transparent electoral process, considered the democratic "gold standard" by the United Nations.
- Open-source computerized scanning of paper ballots is a proposed technology solution to privatized, concealed elections.
Join the NEIC
The National Election Integrity Coalition (NEIC) is a non-partisan grass-roots organization, fighting for 100% transparency and public oversight of elections to reclaim and restore democratic accountability to people and communities.