Have you seen this new Diebold device?

From: Kathy Dopp <kathy_dot_dopp_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Tue Oct 17 2006 - 03:22:14 CDT

Votes cast on electronic machines arerecorded on memory cards, and
plugging6,000 cards into machine ports tocount the votes takes a long time.
ButDiebold Election Systems, which makesthe county's voting machines, has
createda device that can count votes on sixmemory cards at a time, in about
a minute.

The board will buy 36 of the devicesand wire them together to count rapidly.

The devices, which cost about $5,000each, were recommended by a
threememberpanel that investigated theproblems in the May primary.

http://www.cleveland.com/news/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/cuyahoga/1160999716112810.xml&coll=2

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