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Nonpartisan coalition moves to protect black voters

CPSR featured as a member of a coalition of civil-liberties groups undertaking a massive effort to educate election officials and prospective voters.
Scripps Howard News Service
September 23, 2004

"The Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, in Palo Alto, Calif.,  is an Election Protection partner helping to organize volunteers around the  issue of voter-verifiable paper trails. Erik Nilsson, chairman of its working  group on voting technology, says 8,000 have signed on so far.

 "We're trying to identify problems and help people resolve those problems on  Election Day, if possible," said Nilsson "If people don't get to vote, or there are problems with how their vote was handled and the possibility that  their vote wasn't counted, we're going to document that."

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