AUDIT USA Urges Other States to Join California, Arizona, Maryland, Maine, Virginia, and Ohio in Following Federal Law In a win for election security, the California Secretary of State’s office notified county election officials that the law requires preservation of the digital ballot images created by the voting systems used in about half of California’s […]
AUDIT USA has received a cease and desist letter from the largest voting system vendor in the US, Election Systems & Software (ES&S). Read all about it at Alternet in this excellent article by Steven Rosenfeld. UPDATE 10/2: Here’s the letter we received from ES&S, followed by our commentary about it: 18.10.02 ES&S Threat letter We […]
Finally, really great reporting at the NY Times on election security.
“Michael Wines, who covers election issues for the Times, said that what stood out to him was the vulnerability of the nation’s vast Rube Goldberg election system. Elections, he explained, “are run by understaffed, underfinanced and sometimes undertrained local officials, serviced by outside contractors who may or may not be well vetted, conducted with equipment and software that may or may not be secure.”
And Matthew Rosenberg, who covers national security issues for the Times, discovered that the intelligence community’s conclusion — that the Election Day vote was not hacked — was extremely limited in scope.”
Read the full story at the NY Times website: