[OVC-discuss] Fwd: [SVIC] Diebold: "oops, our bad"

From: Edward Cherlin <echerlin_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Tue Sep 16 2008 - 21:16:57 CDT


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From: d tivol <dtivol@yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 3:40 PM
Subject: [SVIC] Diebold: "oops, our bad"
To: impeach meetup <impeachbush-404@meetup.com>, svic@lists.riseup.net

Premier Election Solutions, formerly called Diebold Election Systems,
has finally admitted that a ten-year-old error has caused votes to be

It's unclear if this error is random or systematic. If it's random -- a
small percentage of all votes are dropped -- then it is highly unlikely
that this affected the outcome of any election. If it's systematic -- a
small percentage of votes for a particular candidate are dropped -- then
it is much more problematic.

Ohio is trying to sue.

In other news, election officials sometimes take voting machines home
for the night.

or http://tinyurl.com/69wzb2
or http://tinyurl.com/5fxkdp
or http://tinyurl.com/57ckcu

or http://tinyurl.com/6jtxze

My 2004 essay on election technology:

Don't panic.--HHGTTG, Douglas Adams
fivethirtyeight.com, 3bluedudes.com Obama still ahead in EC!
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