Top Secret: How the US tests voting machines

It’s extraordinary just how secret much of the processes surrounding voting in the USA are. Now the lid is beginning to come off with this AP story on Wired News.

Top quote from the ever quotable David Dill:

“Suppose you had a situation where ballots were handed to a private company that counted them behind a closed door and burned the results … Nobody but an idiot would accept a system like that. We’ve got something that is almost as bad with electronic voting.”