ohio sec of state: ’04 election could have been stolen

ohio sec of state: '04 election could have been stolenfrom free press: Ohio’s Secretary of State announced this morning that a $1.9 million official study shows that “critical security failures” are embedded throughout the voting systems in the state that decided the 2004 election. Those failures, she says, “could impact the integrity of elections in the Buckeye State.” They have rendered Ohio’s vote counts “vulnerable” to manipulation and theft by “fairly simple techniques.”

Indeed, she says, “the tools needed to compromise an accurate vote count could be as simple as tampering with the paper audit trail connector or using a magnet and a personal digital assistant.”

In other words, Ohio’s top election official has finally confirmed that the 2004 election could have been easily stolen.

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  1. Took ’em long enough. I could have told you that 3 years ago, sheesh.

    hehe

    Actually, it’s good that this info comes out BEFORE the next election, hopefully in time to fix this shit.

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