Re: [OVC-discuss] voting machine map

From: Edward Cherlin <echerlin_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Mon Oct 20 2008 - 13:23:40 CDT

On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 9:47 AM, Alan Dechert <dechert@gmail.com> wrote:
> According to the gauge, paper is not hackable. I thought that's why they
> made the lever machines 100+ yrs ago.

The infamous Chicago Mayor Daley, father of the current incumbent, is
supposed to have said that if he could get a mechanic with a
screwdriver alone with a lever machine for five minutes, he could make
it give any result he wanted.

>> On Oct 20, 2008, at 11:10 AM, Jim Tobias wrote:
>>
>>> http://dvice.com/voting/
>>
>> A bizarre map. Why in heavens does someone thing punched-card
>> voting systems are less hackable than optical scan? They're both
>> machine counted paper ballots, subject to the same basic threats.
>>
>> Doug Jones
>> jones@cs.uiowa.edu
>
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