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US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: E-mail voting raises storm of protest

INGENIOUS:New Jersey residents and rescuers can vote via e-mail in the chaos left by superstorm Sandy, but experts are warning of security implications and lack of reliability

AFP, WASHINGTON

Soudriette said e-mail voting “wouldn’t pass the test under normal circumstances, but obviously this is an abnormal circumstance and given the challenges they have, it makes sense.”

Soudriette said New Jersey’s experience needs to be studied, but said if it works, “it could move the United States forward in terms of acceptance of Internet voting.”

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