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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 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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Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP): Comparative Risk Analysis of the Current UOCAVA Voting System and an Electronic Alternative

"The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) is investigating the risks associated with different voting systems in advance of a Congressionally-mandated requirement for an online voting demonstration project, and to ensure that U.S. citizens and uniformed services personnel living overseas are able to cast their votes securely and accurately. "

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