Archive for August, 2007

California Limits Use of DREs and Adds Security Restrictions on Other Voting Machines

Saturday, August 4th, 2007

At midnight, I listened as Debra Bowen announced her official decisions on the use of electronic voting systems for next year’s elections.
I have to say I’m very impressed.  A few highlights:

For Diebold and Sequoia, at most one DRE is allowed per polling place, and its results must be audited by [...]

Public Hearing on the Top-to-Bottom Review

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

I’m posting audio clips from Monday’s public hearing on California’s Top-to-Bottom Voting Systems Review at http://usablesecurity.com/ttbr/.  So far, the presentation of the accessibility and red team reports and the statements by the vendors (Diebold, Hart, and Sequoia) are posted.