Wednesday, December 14, 2005

''Florida county dumps Diebold''

"Due to security design issues and contractual non-performance, Leon County (Florida) supervisor of elections Ion Sancho told Black Box Voting that he will never use Diebold in an election again. He has requested funds to replace the Diebold system from the county. He will issue a formal announcement to this effect shortly.

Finnish security expert Harri Hursti proved that Diebold lied to Secretaries of State across the nation when Diebold claimed votes could not be changed on the memory card.

A test election was run in Leon County today with a total of eight ballots - six ballots voted "no" on a ballot question as to whether Diebold voting machines can be hacked or not. Two ballots, cast by Dr. Herbert Thomson and by Harri Hursti voted "yes" indicating a belief that the Diebold machines could be hacked."-from Black Box Voting, via the Northwest Progressive Institute.

1 comment:

Eureka Dejavu said...

O'Dell might have resigned from Diebold, but there's much more to the story than meets the eye as the deadline for the federal mandate to replace all voting machines by September 2006 looms. To find out how this law affects every voting precinct in the nation, and why most states might end up with electronic machines, visit The Ruminations on America Project (www.ruminationsonamerica.blogspot.com)