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➘ There are more elec­tions than be­fore, yet the world is be­com­ing less demo­cratic

➘ Despots and dic­ta­tors who hold elec­tions—al­beit rigged— stay in power longer than those who don’t hold elec­tions

➘ One big way to rig an elec­tion is by ma­nip­u­la­tion of the

voter reg­is­tra­tion data­base

➘ In­dian EVMs have an ad­van­tage, as un­like in the US they are not con­nected to In­ter­net

➘ No ma­chine is tam­per-proof. Any ma­chine that in­volves elec­tron­ics is vul­ner­a­ble. Any­one who has phys­i­cal ac­cess to an EVM could hack the ma­chine

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