Sunday, August 05, 2007

California and paper votes

According to today's NY Times, California’s top election official on Friday decertified three voting systems widely used in the state but said she would let counties use the machines in February’s presidential primary if extra security precautions were taken.

The official, Debra Bowen, the secretary of state, said she made the decision in response to studies showing that the machines could be hacked.

This meets the definition of not being a sausage! We were just discussing voting irregularities in the last two elections at dinner last night with 6 friends.

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