Re: North carolina may redo election

From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joehall_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Thu Nov 18 2004 - 16:49:28 CST

They had to use the central controller (this is a system with a
central controller and a bunch of daisy-chained terminals) to
authorize each voter. The process of authorizing a voter overrode the
error condition... more in a news article linked to from here:

http://www.evoting-experts.com/index.php?p=74

On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 14:21:55 -0800, Arthur Keller <arthur@kellers.org> wrote:
> At 3:08 PM -0600 11/18/04, Douglas W. Jones wrote:
>
>
> >On Nov 18, 2004, at 1:52 PM, Joseph Lorenzo Hall wrote:
> >
> >>This is an interesting case where Unliect's Patriot Voting System
> >>allowed the pollworkers to override an error condition.
> >
> >And they overrode the condition 4400 times!
>
> Did they really override the error condition, or did the machine
> continue operating after producing an error message? I think it was
> the latter. I think no affirmative action was required to override
> the error condition.
>
> Best regards,
> Arthur
>
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Joseph Lorenzo Hall
UC Berkeley, SIMS PhD Student
http://pobox.com/~joehall/
blog: http://pobox.com/~joehall/nqb2/
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