Another eVoting Failure

The Everett Herald (WA) reports that 20 of the 886 eVoting machines (made by Sequoia Voting Systems) failed during last month’s primary election. The company says that the failure was hardware, not software. Remember: if you don’t want to vote on an electronic machine that has no paper trail — either vote absentee (preferable) or […]

Voting transparency

There is very little transparency in most electronic voting. (Optical scanners are the notable exception.) However, a Seattle-area e-voting software firm announced this week that it was opening its source code to full inspection. The firm, Vote Here, also hired a third party to audit software performance. Both are unique actions in the world of […]