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A Listmania! list by Anders Johnson (San Jose, CA United States)
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The list author says: "Voting system error and fraud, both old-fashioned and new-fangled varieties, pose an existential threat to the integrity of democracy. An educated populace should demand better. In my informed opinion, that would involve end-to-end-auditable systems. (Search Wikipedia for "E2E".)"
Cassandra, Chanting: An Election Insider's Nightmare
1.  Cassandra, Chanting: An Election Insider's Nightmare by Anonymous
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  "A gripping political thriller that will pique your interest and elucidate the harsh realities of the voting systems business."
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Deliver the Vote: A History of Election Fraud, an American Political Tradition-1742-2004
2.  Deliver the Vote: A History of Election Fraud, an American Political Tradition-1742-2004 by Tracy Campbell
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  "Learn about the long history of vote rigging in America.  Find out what really happened in the "good old days" when the voted ballots weren't sequestered from the general public."
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Electronic Elections: The Perils and Promises of Digital Democracy
3.  Electronic Elections: The Perils and Promises of Digital Democracy by R. Michael Alvarez
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  "If you think computerized black box voting machines are scary, you may be surprised to learn that some of the alternatives are even scarier.  Surveys show that the public wants privacy-preserving tally-proving receipts, but why don't we have them?"
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