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Bipartisan Policy Center: Balancing Security, Access, and Privacy in Electronic Ballot Transmission

"Trade-offs are inherent to election administration. Election officials and policymakers must regularly make decisions that restrict or expand voter access, detract or enhance election security, and reduce or enshrine voter privacy. These decisions ought to be simple: policymakers should prioritize expanding privacy, security, and access over restricting it."

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The West Virginia Mobile Voting Case Study: Providing a Convenient and Secure Voting Option for Uniformed Service Members

This report describes the following: an overview of the barriers military and overseas voters face, the successful execution of the mobile voting pilot, and the post-election audit of the West Virginia election conducted by the National Cybersecurity Center.

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Charleston County, South Carolina: Innovations in Election Administration

This report describes the following: the mobile voting pilot conducted in Charleston County, South Carolina. An overview of how informed military voters, their families, and civilians residing overseas received, marked, and returned their ballots. An overview of how mobile voting helped alleviate the administrative burden on election officials and streamline the UOCAVA process.

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The Council of State Governments: Electronic Ballot Return for Military and Overseas Voters: Considerations for Achieving Balance Between Security and Ballot Access

"The electronic return of voted ballots allows military and overseas voters to participate in elections where they would otherwise be unable. Electronic return, as defined here, is the return of a voted ballot via electronic means including email, web portal or fax. The latter of which “can be sent over physical fax machines, through traditional phone lines, digital lines, online services and...."

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