02 May 2014

Whereas an election is the legal process by which We, the People,
transfer power to our governmental representatives; and



Whereas, current electronic voting technologies have been shown to be
unreliable, insecure and unverifiable; and



Whereas, electronic voting technologies which do not include a
permanent paper ballot of record provide no means to verify results
reported by elections officials, through recounts or other legal
means; and



Whereas, citizens are denied oversight of the software used in
electronic voting and counting machines; and



Whereas, the use of proprietary (secret) software in our elections
amounts to a secret vote count; and



Whereas, publicly-funded testing and certification of software and
hardware of electronic voting systems is shrouded from public
oversight; and



Whereas, current election procedures violate "chain of custody" laws
thru the use of removable and/or remotely accessible memory cards,
which now constitute the official ballot box; and,



Therefore, Be It Resolved that there is no basis for confidence in any
election held under these conditions; and



Therefore, Be It Further Resolved that J30 demands the media not
report results it does not independently verify; and



Therefore, Be It Further Resolved that J30 joins the California
Election Protection Network in demanding a hand count of the June 6,
2006 San Diego County, California election.



Resolved this 4th day of July, 2006 by
J30 Coalition
(a 65-member group of election integrity advocates based in Columbus, Ohio)



The mission of J30 Election Coalition is to implement fair, honest and
transparent elections by raising public and political awareness, by
organizing and empowering activists, by pursuing and/or supporting
legal actions as appropriate, and by cooperating with and supporting
other voting rights activists with which we agree, as a unified body,
and for which we can provide human and other resources.