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Protecting American Votes and Elections Act of 2018

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A bill to amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require paper ballots and risk-limiting audits in all Federal elections, and for other purposes.

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06/12/2018Introduced in Senate

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06/12/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
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Senate Rules and Administration06/12/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (06/12/2018)

Protecting American Votes and Elections Act of 2018

This bill requires voting systems for federal elections to produce paper ballots that the voter may inspect for errors before the vote is cast. The bill also (1) requires the paper ballot to be suitable for manual audits, (2) prescribes approved methods for such audits, (3) revises accessibility requirements related to the bill's paper ballot requirements, and (4) directs the National Science Foundation to make grants to eligible entities to study and develop mechanisms to address various voting issues.