October 27, 2011


In the 2011 legislative session, the General Assembly mandated that the Secretary of the State study and report on the topic of online voting systems.  Online voting is a controversial  topic; to some it makes our democracy vulnerable to corruption, fraud and error. To others it adds a much needed convenience to military voters stationed overseas.

On October 27, 2011, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill convened a panel of nationally known experts to discuss and debate this very contentious topic.  This event was open to the public and was moderated by John Dankosky WNPR News Director and Host of "Where We Live".


Click here to view the symposium on demand.


Click here to read the report on online voting that Secretary Merrill submitted to the legislature following the symposium.