Re: shelley resigns...

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Sat Feb 05 2005 - 13:29:03 CST

Word has it that the replacement will be Ross Johnson. If so, this is
a huge boost for our cause. Johnson was authored SB 1438 and spoke
eloquently in favor of ACR 242.

This will be a great day if he takes office.

Alan D.

On Fri, 4 Feb 2005 19:56:26 -0700, Charlie Strauss <cems@earthlink.net> wrote:
> My take is that this is not good for the VVPAT movement. Shelley
> originally was for rapid deployment of touchscreens but got religion
> during the diebold fiascos. My feeling was he strongly support
> commissions that revealed the flagrant design flaws that showed these
> systems were not ready for market. His insistence of protective
> measures irked clerks and while I dont know what he is accused of, I
> dont doubt the touchscreen issue is what brought additional enemies out
> of the woodwork.
>
> I hope his replacement has the courage to withstand the ire of the
> clerks on this subject.
>
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