Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
It's good to be back from my well deserved trip to Alaska. A great time was had by all; except the fish.
Journalist, radio personality and friend Pokey Anderson opened her excellent article, "Peering Through The Chinks in the Armor of High-Tech Elections" thusly;
"When you vote, who you voted for is a secret.
"Virtually everything else about elections should be public and transparent. But somehow, secrecy has come to cloak many aspects of elections.
"First off, the software counting votes is secret.
"A raft of other aspects of elections are secret or obscure, including who owns and runs voting machine companies, who their programmers are (google Jeffrey Dean & Diebold for one hair-raising example), reports by certification entities and many experts, and even raw exit poll data by the nation's biggest exit polling group. All secret."...
NAtional: Peering Through The Chinks in the Armor of High-Tech Elections LINK
NAtional: Top vote-machine maker also tops complaint list
Vendor discounts woes, blames poll workers. LINK
NAtional: Civic Groups Call on Senate to Correct E-voting Problems Before 2008 LINK
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