Archives for: January 2007

Response to "The Facts About Voting System Test Labs"

elections, certification/testing, reform, standards, news, problems
*The views expressed in this response are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of ACCURATE or the NSF.* On Monday of this past week two ACCURATE researchers, Aaron Burstein and Joseph Lorenzo Hall, authored a Guest Observer… more »

Roll Call: "Unlike Ballots, EAC Shouldn?t Be Secretive"

elections, certification/testing, reform, vendors, standards, news, politics, berkeley, problems, research, policy, legal, iSchool
Aaron Burstein and I wrote an op-ed in [Roll Call](http://www.rollcall.com/) that runs today. We describe how a recent case of secrecy at the Election Assistance Commission, involving its de-accreditation of testing lab Ciber, is actually the tip of a… more »

Neurosis, Red Sparowes and Grails at GAMH

music, San Francisco, photos
Michelle and I saw [Neurosis] at the [Great American Music Hall] on Sunday with [Red Sparowes] and [Grails]. It was a totally awesome show. Considering Neurosis doesn't play out but a few times a year, no self-respecting fan of thoughtful heavy music… more »

A House of Voting Cards

elections, certification/testing, reform, news, problems, research, policy
The New York Times revealed last week that one of the Independent Testing Laboratories (ITAs) that qualify voting systems for conformance to the federal voting systems standards, Ciber Laboratories, Inc., had been suspended from approving new machines.… more »

What is in a NASED Number?

elections, certification/testing
(From [Kim Alexander] of the [California Voter Foundation]) [Kim Alexander]: http://www.calvoter.org/news/blog/index.html [California Voter Foundation]: http://www.calvoter.org/ Here's an explanation of the digits in a NASED Number, the number is… more »
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