Md.'s Electronic Voting 'Terribly Vulnerable' to Fraud

By David
August 26, 2004

“Maryland’s electronic voting system remains “terribly vulnerable” to fraud despite steps taken by the state to correct security flaws, a consultant who conducted a study of the system last January testified Wednesday.

Michael Wertheimer of RABA Technologies said his review of the latest report by the State Board of Elections on what it is doing to protect the integrity of the November election “leads me to the opinion this system still would receive a failing grade.”

Wertheimer was a key witness on the opening day of a hearing in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court in a suit filed by TrueVoteMD seeking to force the state to take further steps to assure that there will be an accurate counting of votes in the presidential election […]”