Illinois State Board of ElectionsJesse R. Smart (Chairman)Charles W. Scholz (Vice Chairman)William M. McGuffageHarold D. ByersBetty J. CoffrinErnest L. GowenBryan A. SchneiderCasandra B. WatsonRupert T. Borgsmiller (Executive Director)Steve Sandvoss (General Counsel) September 14, 2013Defend the Vote - Agenda Items:1)
Security of Electronic Voting Machines
What is the evidence?a.
Edge Plus 2i.
Document outlining issues and facts related to the EdgePlus21.
The System is not compliant with Illinois Election Code or ISBE Rulesii.
No longer manufactures the EdgePlus 2iii.
No longer has it’s WinEds 4.0 System pending approval from the EAC
Stated to the Chicago Board of Elections and to Defend the Vote that they were EAC compliantwhen they are not.v.
The deliberate blocking of security testing of their systemvi.
The EdgePlus2 is not certified by any outside groupvii.
Howard Cramer stated to Defend the Vote
’s Sharon Meroni
that their DRE election systemwould not pass a vulnerability assessmentviii.
Howard Cramer told Sharon Meroni that Dominion has withdrawn from the DRE marketbecause the machines are not as secure. They now only manufacture optical scan machinesix.
Verified Voting Report1.
California Elections Commission and Dominion Votingxi.
Information about how ISBE tested the machines1.
Interim Approval of WinEDS 4.0 no longer valid2.
The program does not test for security problems3.
Follow-up to assure that manufacturer recommendations are complied with.2)
Update: Argonne National Laboratory Vulnerability Assessment: Ongoing and New Investigations -a.
Argonne is fully capable of testing these machinesi.
Electronic Voting Equipment: Edge Plus II - Stalledii.
Electronic Voting Equipment: eSlate
Illinois State Board of Elections
Review of Election Training Materialsi.
To review the
Security of Voting Processes
and the related instruction.1.
Election Judge Training to include instructions on Seal inspection