Colorado SoS wants to “relax security” around e-voting!

Is that even possible?

Well, this guy (a Republican) will find a way!


Colorado Secretary of State: Ease Up On Voting Security
Colorado state officials are paving the way for insecure voting machine standards.
By Siddhartha Mahanta | Fri Dec. 9, 2011 7:30 AM PST

It appears that Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler didn’t get the memo about New York’s recent voting machine troubles. [1] The Denver Post reports [2]:

The Colorado Secretary of State’s office is considering changes that would relax security around electronic voting machines, making the already-vulnerable equipment more susceptible to hacking, opponents of the equipment and the draft rules said today… Richard Coolidge, public information officer for Secretary of State Scott Gessler, said the aim is to provide more guidance and clarity to county clerks, thereby creating more uniformity in how rules are applied.

“We’re trying to balance common sense, practical application with security on the other end,” Coolidge said. “We can do that without compromising any security.”

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