Fw: Use of audit/copies in event of loss of original ballots Riverside County

From: Ed Kennedy <ekennedyx_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Sun Jul 04 2004 - 20:24:17 CDT

----- Original Message -----
From: <kennedyx_at_pacbell_dot_net>
To: <voting-project@lists.sonic.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 03, 2004 8:17 PM
Subject: Re: Use of audit/copies in event of loss of
original ballots Riverside County

> Hello All:
>
> Riverside County has long been a poster child for DRE's. Press
releases
> usually read about how well it worked with an emphasis on how quickly
> results came in. If my memory serves me right, when there equipment was
> decertified by the CA SoS, they (Michelle Townsend?) announced that they
> were going to ignore the decertification and use the equipment as is in
the
> coming election. Should be interesting.
>
> Thanks, Ed Kennedy
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joseph Lorenzo Hall" <joehall@gmail.com>
> To: <voting-project@lists.sonic.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 8:33 AM
> Subject: Re: [voting-project] Use of audit/copies in event of loss of
> original ballots
>
>
> > Note that Riverside County here in CA is currently in the middle of a
> > DRE-recount fiasco that appears to have taken the job of the RoV
> > (Michelle Townsend) with it. She had been denying the challengers
> > access to any records that could be used to recount the vote (as
> > sparse as they are with many DREs). I'm not sure what voting system
> > they have but a casual glance at SoS Kevin Shelley's page should
> > say... let me look:
> >
> > http://www.ss.ca.gov/elections/voting_systems_2004.pdf
> >
> > Riverside used the Sequoia AVC Edge on March 2... this could be what
> > the initial poster (Hyde?) asked about. There *must* be more... like
> > the cases in New England where DREs were removed from polling places
> > and then returned in last November's or October's election.
> >
> > joe
> >
> > On Tue, 29 Jun 2004 08:18:26 -0700, Alan Dechert
> > <alan@openvotingconsortium.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > Doug,
> > >
> > > > > Does anyone know if this issue has been addressed legislatively?
> > > >
> > > > Badly at best.
> > > >
> > > I think this is all quite lovely. This situation is a tremendous
> > > opportunity for the OVC to get involved--help bring about order from
> chaos,
> > > and all that.
> > >
> > > We're on the case here in CA (e.g., SB1438) and I expect OVC members
in
> > > other states to watch for relevant legislation (or create legislation;
> ACR
> > > 242 was written by an activist that handed a piece of paper to his
> > > Assemblyperson).
> > >
> > > Alan D.
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Joseph Lorenzo Hall
> > UC Berkeley, SIMS PhD Student
> > http://pobox.com/~joehall/
> > blog: http://pobox.com/~joehall/nqb/
>
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