Re: OVC to provide Voting System for Democratic PartyElections

From: Jim Tobias <tobias_at_inclusive_dot_com>
Date: Thu Aug 06 2009 - 05:19:42 CDT

Fantastic news -- you deserve a round of applause from all of us, Alan!

***
Jim Tobias
Inclusive Technologies
+1.908.907.2387 v/sms
skype jimtobias
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Dechert [mailto:dechert@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, August 06, 2009 2:39 AM
> To: OVC Discussion
> Subject: [OVC-discuss] OVC to provide Voting System for
> Democratic PartyElections
>
> Just in case you missed it .... I posted this pretty good news
> yesterday:
>
> http://www.openvotingconsortium.org/blog/2009-aug-04/ovc
>
> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
>
> Aug 4, 2009 Contact: Alan Dechert, 916-772-5360 President,
> Open Voting Consortium
> 4941 Forest Creek Way, Granite Bay, CA 95746
>
> GRANITE BAY, CA -- The California Democratic Council has
> asked Open Voting Consortium to provide the voting system for
> their September 27th Executive Board Elections in San Diego.
> This will be the most important demonstration OVC has done of
> their voting system so far. Hundreds of political movers and
> shakers will be trying out the system.
>
> California Democratic Council President Henry Vandermeir made
> the request, and said that they will be voting for president,
> secretary, treasurer, and controller. Endorsements for
> statewide political offices and policies will be included in
> the Sep 27th elections. OVC will provide a booth for disabled access.
>
> The idea initially came out of a casual conversation between
> OVC stalwart Brent Turner and Mr. Vandermeir. Mr. Turner
> said, "People in the Democratic Party frequently tell me they
> would like to try out the Open Voting Consortium voting
> system. I am delighted that they will have a chance to do that."
>
> "This is an important step for OVC," said OVC president, Alan Dechert.
> "We are moving closer all the time to having a system that
> can replace existing flawed, secretive and proprietary voting
> systems for public elections."
>
> Besides this large demonstration in September, OVC has other
> smaller but important demonstrations to give to election
> officials around the state of California over the next month.
>
> Open Voting Consortium is a nonprofit organization that
> develops and promotes free and open source software for the
> conduct of public elections.
> ###
>
> _______________________________________________
> OVC-discuss mailing list
> OVC-discuss@listman.sonic.net
> http://lists.sonic.net/mailman/listinfo/ovc-discuss
> By sending email to the OVC-discuss list, you thereby agree
> to release the content of your posts to the Public
> Domain--with the exception of copyrighted material quoted
> according to fair use, including publicly archiving at
> http://gnosis.python-hosting.com/voting-project/

_______________________________________________
OVC-discuss mailing list
OVC-discuss@listman.sonic.net
http://lists.sonic.net/mailman/listinfo/ovc-discuss
By sending email to the OVC-discuss list, you thereby agree to release the content of your posts to the Public Domain--with the exception of copyrighted material quoted according to fair use, including publicly archiving at http://gnosis.python-hosting.com/voting-project/
==================================================================
= The content of this message, with the exception of any external
= quotations under fair use, are released to the Public Domain
==================================================================
Received on Mon Aug 31 23:17:03 2009

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Mon Aug 31 2009 - 23:17:10 CDT