The EAC is working hard to fail-and they’re succeeding!
Federal Oversight Agency Continues Refusal to Notify Election Administrators About Known Failures in E-Voting Systems…
If there’s a more ineffective federal agency, we’re unaware of it!
The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) was created in 2002 by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), in large part to oversee federal certification and maintenance of e-voting systems for the entire country.
One of their key mandates was to be a “clearinghouse” for information concerning such system. Though they have been twice reprimanded by the non-partisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) for their failure to set up such a clearinghouse of information concerning known problems with voting systems, another news report over the weekend confirms that they are more determined than ever to avoid any such responsibility.
Incredible comments given by EAC spokesperson Jeannie Layson, and EAC Chairwoman Donneta Davidson to the Daytona Beach News-Journal underscore the agency’s hellbent efforts to avoid any and all responsibility for alerting election officials to known failures of electronic voting systems made by private corporations such as Diebold, ES&S, Sequoia and others.
The BRAD BLOG has chronicled the short, but storied history of the EAC’s failures, compromised nature, and unwillingness to do their job over the years, but the latest comments — and subsequent lack of action — as reported yesterday by M.C. Moewe in the News-Journal are nothing short of astonishing…