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Two Voting Products Combine To Steal Your Privacy

Wednesday, 11 April 2007, 3:55 pm |

It's true: Two voting products are designed to be used together. When combined, these two products do away with the secret ballot. And this is already being used. More >>

A Concise List Of Problems In Holt Bill HR 811

Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 8:33 am |

Tips for action: You can find your local congressperson, along with contact info, by going to and entering your zip code. Educate your local news reporter on this. And send to your lists. Further action suggestions will follow. More >>

The Road To Boondoggle Paved With Good Intentions

Thursday, 1 February 2007, 1:20 pm |

Question: What happens if you lobby a lawmaker for $4 billion in expenditures for touch-screen voting machines and go back to that same lawmaker two years later asking to dump DREs? More >>

The Best Defense Is A Good Offense, So VOTE!

Wednesday, 8 November 2006, 1:10 pm |

Now is not the time to retreat. Vote, and then find evidence to tell the story of what's really happening in U.S. elections. Things may look relatively smooth on election day, but the real fun begins after the polls close. That's when we see a lot of strange ... More >>

Evidence Shows Increasing Likelihood Of Vote Fraud

Wednesday, 11 October 2006, 10:52 am |

It's going to be up to us to make the case. We can't solve a problem if we refuse to look. Citizens are fed up with black box elections, and are mustering up evidence of improper behavior that will swing the pendulum back in the direction it belongs. More >>

Photos - Voting Machine Security Seals Penetrated

Monday, 4 September 2006, 11:04 am |

See photos below - a couple of 54-year old women from Black Box Voting bought $12 worth of tools and in four minutes penetrated the memory card seals, removed, replaced the memory card, and sealed it all up again without leaving a trace. This experiment ... More >>

BBV update: Kentucky litigation

Tuesday, 11 July 2006, 2:43 pm |

Seven candidates, from two different political parties, have joined together to fight the Kentucky machine. One ordinary citizen has galvanized this action and stopped this very important case from being dismissed. More >>

Utah Testing Of Diebold Finds New Problems

Monday, 20 March 2006, 12:10 am |

Emery County Clerk Bruce Funk has been running elections for 23 years. He was quite content with his optical scan system. The state of Utah thought otherwise: On Dec. 27, Funk took delivery on 40 Diebold TSx touch-screen machines, part of a statewide ... More >>

Alert: Get Key Voting Witnesses Before Senate!

Tuesday, 21 February 2006, 12:55 am |

This has national implications. For the first time ever, we have the opportunity to subpoena key voting industry witnesses to get them under oath in front of a senate hearing to investigate what the Sam Hill they were doing when they created and recommended ... More >>

Voting System Examiners Blocked From Disclosure?

Tuesday, 7 February 2006, 2:38 pm |

Voting system examiners in several states have reportedly been prohibited from revealing voting system flaws to the public due to nondisclosure agreements they signed with the vendors. More >>

ES&S Reneges On Deal Days Before HAVA Deadline

Monday, 16 January 2006, 11:40 am |

After pursuing Leon County for a full year, sending a contract, and as the final test conducting a Leon County election on its equipment, two ES&S executives shook hands on a $1.8 million deal with Leon County Election Supervisor Ion Sancho. Right ... More >>

Dupage County Elections $30,000 To GOP Consultant

Wednesday, 11 January 2006, 11:05 am |

Frank Salvato, a Republican media consultant, acknowledged in a brief interview with Black Box Voting today that he received nearly $30,000 from the DuPage County (IL) Elections division in 2004. Initially, when asked what DuPage County was paying for, ... More >>

Black Box Voting's "Candid America" '06 Project

Monday, 9 January 2006, 2:12 pm |

ELECTION 2006: Now is the time to start. Join the Black Box Voting "Candid America" project. Grab your video camera and catch vendors and public officials in the act of being themselves -- the good, the bad and the shameless. More >>

BBV: ES&S And Sequoia May Risk Hursti-Style Hack

Monday, 9 January 2006, 1:43 pm |

In an exclusive interview by BBV investigator Jim March with Dr. Douglas Jones, University of Iowa associate professor and a former voting machine examiner for the state of Iowa, it was learned that one of the most widely-used voting machines over the last ... More >>

New Info May Take Out Diebold Touchscreens

Saturday, 31 December 2005, 2:08 pm |

At issue: A YES-NO question: Do Diebold touch-screens have a problem similar to that identified in the Black Box Voting project in Leon County, Florida -- the devastating hack of the Diebold optical scan system. Just a YES-NO question. More >>

CA Test Stalled As Diebold Certification Derails

Sunday, 25 December 2005, 7:55 am |

California “Hack” Test Stalled As Diebold Certification Derails Black Box Voting More >>

Diebold Voting Machine "Hack" Testing – Update

Saturday, 10 December 2005, 2:49 pm |

Letter faxed and mailed Dec. 9, 2005 To: California Secretary of State, Bruce McDannold, cc: Bruce McPherson From: John S. Baker, Atty at Law, Dorsey & Whitney So. Cal. Office More >>

Documents, Ammunition: Diebold stockholder suit

Friday, 9 December 2005, 4:20 pm |

Two recent stories indicate that a Diebold stockholder lawsuit is imminent. When a stock drops significantly and cannot rebound for approximately two months, a stockholder lawsuit can result. More >>

Black Box Voting: What's With CA SoS McPherson?

Thursday, 1 December 2005, 1:20 pm |

- He asks Black Box Voting to do a test, but tells the press he's asked Finnish security expert Harri Hursti to do it, before he formally invites Hursti or obtains any agreement from Hursti to do the test; - He gives Black Box Voting a Nov. 30 deadline, then ... More >>

Blackboxvoting.Org: Who Cooked This Turkey?

Tuesday, 29 November 2005, 2:53 pm |

It's about the size of an elephant, and it took a long time to cook. Preparations began in the 80s when some Texas powerbrokers went on an acquisition spree, converting the elections industry from diverse locally-based mom & pop businesses into a handful ... More >>





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