Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
Remember Arthur Anderson, the man who ran for Palm Beach Co, Florida, Election Supervisor on a promise that he would give the voters a voter verified paper trail? He is also the man who ran from that promise just as soon as he was elected and took office. In fact he has gone so far to protect the county's paperless Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) voting machines that his office lied in an estimate of how much it would cost for elections if the county went to a paper ballot-based optical-scan system. In the estimate to the county, Anderson tripled the cost of printing each paper ballot to $1.25 from the actual $.40 per ballot. The difference in the estimate? $2.2 million. And in California the SoS has announced that ES&S is not cooperating in her “top-to-bottom” review of the state’s voting systems. It seems that ES&S has refused to turn over their source code for review. ...
GAO should seek the truth, but Jennings should concede LINK
New Yorkers win Round One in fight for source code protections LINK
Mayoral runoff recount tentatively set for Saturday LINK
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