Truth to Power

Ex Bush Official: Voting System broken, “ripe for stealing elect

FIRST BUSH-APPOINTED CHAIR OF U.S. ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION SAYS ‘NO STANDARDS’ FOR E-VOTING DEVICES, SYSTEM ‘RIPE FOR STEALING ELECTIONS’!

Former Chair Says He ‘Was Deceived’, EAC and Federal Efforts for Election Reform ‘A Charade’, ‘Travesty’!

“I resigned, effective April 30th, 2005 after having served through the 2004 elections and concluding that neither the White House nor the Congress was really serious about election reform.

“There is no prototype. There are no standards. There is no scientific research that would guarantee any election district that there’s a machine that can be used to answer these very serious questions. And so, my sense is that the politicians in Washington have concluded that the system can’t be all that bad because, after all, it produced them. And as long as an elected official is an elected official, then whatever machine was used, whatever device was used to elect him or her, seems to be adequate. But there’s an erosion of voting rights implicit in our inability to trust the technology that we use and if we were another country being analyzed by America, we would conclude that this country is ripe for stealing elections and for fraud.</i>


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