Daily Archives: August 16, 2007

More Dan Rather on voting machines

The trouble with tribbles touchscreens

The full hour of the Dan Rather presents “The Trouble with Touch Screens” is now available online. It is a very interesting show to watch! The name of the show is actually misleading as the show covers three major topics:

  • ES&S iVotronic voting machines issues in the 2000 election (focused on Florida: Sarasota and Lee counties)
  • An interesting interview with Michael Shamos, a Carnegie Mellon University computer science professor who is supportive of voting machines in theory but critical of their use within the US
  • evidence of incompetence or fraud by Sequoia voting systems in the 2000 election paper ballots. In particular accusations and evidence of special changes for Palm Beach Florida where many paper ballot flaws occurred

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