My comments for the cerification hearing on the 9th

From: Jim March <jmarch_at_prodigy_dot_net>
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 02:31:41 CDT

My comments for the California Secretary of State certification hearing
8/9/06 are attached, OR if the attachments don't come across it is in
two parts and can be downloaded at:

...and an attachment to same at:

As my comments show, analysis of the disabled testers seems to show a
bias for or against the Votepad based largely on whether or not they had
tested some other electronic voting device. The vast majority had;
apparantly the SecState's office has some sort of "pool of regulars" to
draw from and when Votepad attempted to add "fresh blood" the SecState's
office went semi-ballistic.

The data on satisfaction patterns may indicate why. My initial comments
(first link) will provide an intro to the data (second link), organized
better than it is on the SecState's site.

Jim March

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