In Response to: Voting-Machine Security

Published online July 6, 2017

Michael Shamos ’68 (Inbox, Dec. 7) is well known for being one of the few computer scientists who have defended direct recording electronic (DRE) voting machines. Trump’s modest victory – Clinton won the popular vote by 2.8-plus million – seems attributable to the disenfranchisement of low-income and minority citizens, the promulgation of fake news, Russian hacking, and vulnerable DRE voting machines.

Armin Rosencranz ’58
Inverness, Calif.