Re: Schedule for the EVM Mark 1

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Tue May 18 2004 - 09:54:28 CDT

Doug,

> Utterly unrealistic. The certification process takes much longer
> than this. The problem is, there's a backlog, and there are rumors
> that the queue is serviced on a pay-for-priority basis, so if you
> don't pay the squeeze, the delay for certification might be extreme.
> It's not even clear that pay-for-priority certification is illegal,
> since you're not paying them for a particular judgement.
>
"Pay-for-priority" sounds like something we've heard a lot here in
California: "pay-to-play."

It sounds like things have been getting worse, not better. I wonder if this
isn't another place where Doug Lewis is working his magic.

Alan D.
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