Credibility of E-Voting in California in Serious Doubt

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on April 23, 2004

Four California counties ban e-voting technology due to security flaws, equipment malfunctions and questions about manufacturer business practices.

  • Legislators Express Doubts About Intergrity of Electronic Voting Machines
  • VerifiedVoting.Org Welcomes Unanimous Vote to Ban Diebold Paperless E-Voting Machines: “ today welcomed the unanimous recommendation by California’s Voting Systems Panel to ban many of Diebold paperless electronic voting machines from California’s November 2004 election.”
  • For more details, see this Wired article which states that the California Voting Systems and Procedures Panel requested a review by the California Secretary of State Kevin Shelley to consider “civil and criminal charges against Diebold for violating California election codes..”
  • A Compromised Voting System, New York Times editorial, April 24, 2004.
  • Related postings on this issue are here.
  • Posted in E-Government

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