Re: My Presentation to CACEO Yesterday

From: Kathy Dopp <kathy_dot_dopp_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Mon Jan 15 2007 - 21:45:00 CST

On 1/15/07, Alan Dechert <> wrote:
> Thanks, Kathy.
> I was stretched getting across the points I felt I had to make. I didn't
> have time to get into details about audit procedures. Nonetheless, you're
> probably right that I should have said something. We certainly will delve
> into that in the coming year. One of the first things would be to collect
> from all 58 counties exactly how (detailed procedures) they are meeting the
> audit requirement now.

Excellent idea. I imagine there is a lot of variation and problems
with procedures in various audit procedures in counties. The progress
you are making in the biggest, most populous state in America is

I am releasing a tiny press release and paper on election audits with
a small easy-to-use spreadsheet for the layman - officially tomorrow
and Wednesday. Here is what it will be with perhaps some small

another attempt to make the audit issue understandable to layman
including all the election integrity HCPB activists who attack the
idea of audits - to show them that not all "audits" are created equal.

Feedback is welcome. Perhaps these short materials would be
appropriate for CA election officials - especially the small
spreadsheet that I and Marian Beddill created.

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