Re: 60 minutes

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Thu Oct 28 2004 - 21:59:18 CDT

David,

> The sad thing about here _60 Minutes_ appearance was that it really
> looked like she was concerned about exactly two thing (in strongly
> descending order): (1) Minimizing the work her office needs to do; (2)
> Giving voters a good feeling about voting. I don't really doubt that
> DREs can do those things, at least if voters remain uninformed about
> the problems.
>
Yep. That's her job.

On her side, she is mobilizing something like 20,000 people to pull off the
election next Tues -- not exactly trivial.

> In fact, I don't even disagree that those two goals are good in a
> general way.
>
For the benefit of some that may not know all the history, Conny's boss said
she should look into the feasibility of the OVC system (long before it was
called OVC) 3.5 years ago.

http://www.openvotingconsortium.org/ContentFrame/Docs/MichaelAntonovich/LetterToConnyMcCormack/AntonovichToMcCormack.asp

Alan D.
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