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Friday, October 26, 2007

Public Records Show ... Elections Officials Not Keeping Backups of Electronic Voting Machines

This tid bit from Wisconsin provides the perfect illustration of why access to public records matter. Now we know that Wisconsin elections officials are not keeping electronic backups of voting machine data which is apparently required by law.

Alert to (the many) enterprising reporters reading this blog: This is a pretty good story idea.