Re: [OVC-discuss] OVC to provide Voting System for Democratic PartyElections

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Thu Aug 06 2009 - 13:27:55 CDT

Thanks, Jim. But no applause, please. Just send money.

Alan

On Thu, 2009-08-06 at 06:19 -0400, Jim Tobias wrote:
> Fantastic news -- you deserve a round of applause from all of us, Alan!
>
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> > -----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.
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