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Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

John Bonifaz ran for secretary of state of Massachusetts, is the founder of the National Voting Rights Institute, and is currently the legal director of Voter Action. We took a trip to his office in Amherst, Massachusetts, and he responded to a couple of comments left on our videos.

One Response to “WT? answers your questions”

  1. AllAboutVoting Says:

    It was nice to hear from John. I think that the video format is very limited for responding to specific comments. You only got to two of them in this clip. So I encourage John to actively comment on WT? videos and WT? blog entries.

    Regarding the second comment that John responded to: John failed to acknowledge that there are proposals that allow voters to verify their vote. One such system is called PunchScan.


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