Re: [OVC-discuss] Require federal certification ?

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Wed Jun 24 2009 - 14:33:05 CDT

True enough, Joe. That's a good point. Nothing is really written in stone.

However, it would be better not to have crappy election code in the first
place.

Alan D.

>
> You could challange the law(code)
>
>
> Alan Dechert wrote:
>> This would appear to require federal certification, even for states that
>> have opted out of the "voluntary" system. So, no matter how expensive,
>> convoluted, or crappy the EAC system becomes, we're stuck with it.
>>
>>
>> 3 ''(7) PROHIBITING USE OF UNCERTIFIED ELEC
>> 4 TION-DEDICATED VOTING SYSTEM TECHNOLOGIES;
>> 5 DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS.-
>> 6 ''(A) IN GENERAL.-A voting system used
>> 7 in an election for Federal office in a State may
>> 8 not at any time during the election contain or
>> 9 use any election-dedicated voting system tech
>> 10 nology-
>> 11 ''(i) which has not been certified by
>> 12 the State for use in the election; and
>> 13 ''(ii) which has not been deposited
>> 14 with an accredited laboratory described in
>> 15 section 231 to be held in escrow and dis
>> 16 closed in accordance with this section.
>>

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