By John Gideon on 1/29/2007, 4:34pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Michael Richardson, in an article posted to The BRAD BLOG, writes, “Hours after reports last week on threatened subpoenas against the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and its banned voting machine test laboratory, CIBER, Inc., by the New York State Board of Elections, the company supplied information concerning its lack of accreditation to New York officials. Enraged NY State Election Commissioner Doug Kellner called the secret reports “soiled laundry” that both the company and EAC had been trying to hide. Friday, the EAC reacted to the disclosure by CIBER of confidential EAC documents by releasing the assessment reports upon which last summer’s decision for non-accreditation of CIBER was based. The documents, kept secret by the EAC for half a year, reveal a shocking level of incompetence and negligence by the “independent testing authority” (ITA) lab which tested electronic voting machines used by 68.5% of the registered voters in the November 2006 election.”...

  • NAtional: Secret EAC Reports Reveal Sloppy, Incomplete and Non-Existent Testing by Federal Test Lab for Voting Machines Used Across the Country Last November http://www.bradblog.com/?p=4086\" target="_blank">LINK
  • NAtional: Feds to Let Two Firms Test E-voting Machines
    NIST certifies iBeta, SysTest Labs under latest requirements guidelines http://www.computerworld...90&intsrc=hm_list\" target="_blank">LINK
  • NAtional: New York Halts E-voting Machine Testing http://www.computerworld...67&intsrc=hm_list\" target="_blank">LINK
  • NAtional: Assessment of Labs Reveals Flawed Voting System Testing http://www.votetrustusa....id=2223&Itemid=26\" target="_blank">LINK
  • NAtional: Diebold Key Hack Story Updates... http://www.bradblog.com/?p=4082\" target="_blank">LINK
  • CA: Election issues beset new secretary of state
    She faces early primary push, high-tech machine problems http://www.sfgate.com/cg...DTL&type=politics\" target="_blank">LINK
  • FL: Legislators plan a fresh look at election reform
    To avoid voting glitches, new machines that leave paper trails could be part of the solution for 2008. http://www.orlandosentin...l-news-headlines-state\" target="_blank">LINK
  • FL: FL-13 - Attention to Florida’s Disputed 13th District Wanes Even As Jennings' Inquiry Presses On http://www.cqpolitics.co...floridas_disputed.html\" target="_blank">LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - One race per page
    Sarasota aims to improve electronic voting http://www.heraldtribune...0070129/NEWS/701290374\" target="_blank">LINK
  • NY: Editorial: Another delay in N.Y. voting http://www.niagara-gazet...l_story_028010354.html\" target="_blank">LINK
  • NY: Dobbs Ferry revisits November balloting http://www.thejournalnew.../701290330/1026/NEWS10\" target="_blank">LINK
  • OH: First criminal convictions from Ohio's stolen 2004 election confirm recount was rigged http://www.freepress.org...s/display/19/2007/2379\" target="_blank">LINK
  • PA: Northampton County - Voters can be confident in Norco election process http://www.mcall.com/new...opinionanotherview-hed\" target="_blank">LINK
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