Early voting is underway in many parts of the country, and voters are already alleging fraud: “Saturday, KFDM spoke to another voter who says it’s not just happening with straight ticket voting, he says it’s happening on individual races as well, Jerry Stopher told us when he voted for a Democrat, the Republican’s name was highlighted.”
The Rev. DeForest Soaries, former head of the U.S. Elections Assistance Commission, blasted the White House and Congress for its lack of dedication to stamping out electronic voting fraud potential, branding their efforts “a charade” and “a travesty.” BradBlog has the details.
Bev Harris of BlackBoxVoting recently got her hands on a Diebold voting machine and was able to hack it in four minutes with tools that cost $12. Harris? handiwork is just the latest demonstration of how vulnerable electronic voting machines are to vote manipulation.
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