Sunday, September 17, 2006

UPDATED - Black Box Voting Woes

Major Problems At November Polls Feared
An overhaul in how states and localities record votes and administer elections since the Florida recount battle six years ago has created conditions that could trigger a repeat -- this time on a national scale -- of last week's Election Day debacle in the Maryland suburbs, election experts said.
Avi Rubin had a long day at the polls - Maryland primary '06. Same story from another election judge. Worse to come in Fall elections, officials fear after chaos in Maryland elections. Many voters sent home after faulty machines and barely trained judges said they had already voted.

Scientists create a virus for Diebold e-voting machines. "Hack the vote, no problem!" Computer scientists at Princeton University released a study showing how easy it was to hack Diebold machines and leave no trace and even spread to other machines.

Help America Vote Act sponsor going to jail for accepting Abramoff bribes.

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