October 10, 2020 | internet | No Comments
- While reliable online voting will likely never be a reality for all voters, most states permit voters in the military and those who live overseas to vote remotely.
- In 2020, 32 states will allow some or all overseas and military voters to return their ballots digitally via fax, email, and in a few states, with an online portal.
- Electronic transmission can give military voters serving in remote areas with spotty mail delivery a better chance of having their votes counted, but also raises numerous security concerns.
- One expert told Business Insider that online ballot transmission leaves voters with little option to verify that their choices were counted accurately and also increases the risk of malware attacks on elections officials.
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Reliable online voting for everyone will, in all likelihood, never be a reality, experts say. But in 2020, many states give military and overseas