Election cameras bill carried by government, against AG’s advice

With 10 days to go for elections, the Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s draft law to install cameras at polling stations. The bill goes to all three Knesset readings this week.
Attorney general Avihai Manderlblit objected to the measure on the grounds that it came too close to the vote and was liable to cause chaos. Netanyahu answered that the most effective way to prevent voter fraud and gain maximum transparency was to install a camera at every polling booth to be manned by supervisors from rival parties. The cameras will not be posted behind the screen but where the votes are counted.

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3 thoughts on “Election cameras bill carried by government, against AG’s advice

  • Sep 8, 2019 @ 18:27 at 18:27

    Wide open camera lens recording the election process can only improve security against fraud; Those who object , bound to object to anything, and perhaps expect some helpful duplications

  • Sep 8, 2019 @ 19:25 at 19:25

    Interesting if certain people get envelopes mark with flourescent ink so you know what certain people voted for. The camera can see colors people cant.
    Interesting approach.


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