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Concerns raised over New Jersey e-mail and faxed ballots

Experts on voting security and computer technology warned Monday that New Jersey’s plan to allow residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy to cast ballots by e-mail could be easily undermined by hacking or other forms of fraud.

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (R) announced Saturday that registered voters uprooted by last week’s storm can apply by e-mail or fax to their county clerk for a mail-in ballot and return it — by e-mail or fax — no later than 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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