In 2007, Secretary of State had the University of California conduct a top to bottom review of three voting systems used in the state. The results were devastating :
"The red teams demonstrated that the security mechanisms provided for all systems analyzed were inadequate to ensure accuracy and integrity of the election results and of the systems that provide those results."
You can find links to and summaries of the red team reports, source code reviews, accessibility report, commentary and more by clicking here.
Links to standards and certified systems, 2005 and earlier
California Decertifies Diebold, April 04 (PDF, 200 KB),
Press Release (PDF, 130 KB)
DRE Conditional & (De)certification in California, April 04 (PDF, 524 KB KB)
Decertified : Diebold AccuVote-TS, ES&S iVotronic, Sequoia AVC Edge and the Hart eSlate
Clarification Of Conditions For Using Electronic Voting Machines, May 04
Nobody, and no machine, should be counting votes in secret.
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October 27, 08