Both of these requests have been
made before and have both been rejected for security reasons.
- Cut hole to give access to the YES & NO
buttons. The reason the buttons are behind the door is to REQUIRE the
use of the key to access them so that votes cannot use them improperly.
There may be an argument for allowing access to the YES button for processing
overrides but definitely not the NO button.
- Opening in the Accu-Vote printer cover. The
original Accu-Votes had this but it was removed since is was possible for
voters to 'pull' the paper out and thereby destroy the 'audit' information on
it. Various state certifying boards were insistent this not be