Internet Voting Won’t Help a Democracy, Even During a Pandemic

Apr 19, 2020
10:34 PM
Originally published at Audioboom

Internet voting to elect our leaders, especially in the time of COVID-19. Sounds seductive and appealing, right?

Not so fast.

In this latest episode of Latino Rebels Radio, guests Kevin Scogland (chief technologist at Citizens for Better Elections) and Mayte Bayolo (legislative and public policy attorney for the ACLU of Puerto Rico) explain to host Julio Ricardo Varela why going digital for elections is just not a good idea.

Featured image: Election officials Britt Bermingham, left, and Terry Perry count ballots as City of Milwaukee Election Commission workers were processing absentee ballots on the fourth floor of an office building in Milwaukee on Monday, April 13, 2020.(Mike DeSisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)