Touchscreens with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails (“VVPATs”) are almost as bad as paperless machines. Ballot Marking Devices (“electronic pencils”) are poised to follow in their dangerous path.

“[P]eople don’t realize that voting machines with paper trail (VVPAT) are not much more secure than the ones without it. There are numerous studies showing that VVPAT is not a solution. Paper ballots are the only way to secure the elections.” — IT election expert Harri Hursti

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