Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
There are elections in many jurisdictions around the country this week so we will be keeping our eye on the media for any reports of problems. A report on the recent French e-voting catastrophe opines, "Two types of machines were certified for use in France's election, both of which are of the paperless direct-recording electronic (DRE) variety now notorious (and hopefuly soon-to-be outlawed) in the States: an iVotronic model from American company ES&S, and another model from Dutch company Nedap." And follows-up with this, "One of the more controversial of America's exports has managed to unite factions from across France's political spectrum, with the major parties in France's hotly contested presidential election uniting to inform AFP that a "catastrophe" has taken place. No, I'm not talking about the opening of a new McDonald's. The catastrophe in question is an electronic voting catastrophe of the kind that occurred in a number of counties in America during this past November's mid-term elections."...
France: A French e-voting "catastrophe"
Paperless direct-recording electronic (DRE) used in several cities LINK
Scotland: A night of glitches, rejected ballots, and lost votes LINK
Scotland: Election chaos unacceptable, say observers LINK
Scotland: Not so much an election as a national humiliation
Scotland's voters were treated with arrogance and contempt LINK
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