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VA vetoes vulnerable voting

Vulnerable Voting Machine Raises Questions About Election Security NPR 16Apr15 Pam Fessler

Virginia State Board of Elections bans AVS WinVote touchscreen voting machines effective immediately.   Although there is no evidence of vote tampering, the machine’s wireless connections were too easily breached.    The ban leaves 20% of Virginia precincts scrambling to replace voting equipment for the upcoming primaries in June09.

VA Department of Elections   Report on WinVote

Verified Voting details AVS WinVote usage and vulnerabilities. Used in PA, MS

Discussions: Reddit,  DemocraticUnderGround

2008 PA motion to decertify paperless Direct Record Electronic (DRE) voting machines. OH and CA likewise.

WinVote problems back to 2003.  AVS CEO was from Diebold.

From letter to US Election Commission 19Aug07
Howard T Van Pelt
President and CEO
Advanced Voting Solutions
1600 Redbud Blvd, Suite 301
McKinney TX 75069

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