3 Aug 2007: California top-to-bottom review reports

Reports from the top-to-bottom review of California voting systems have been released at the California Secretary of State’s web site.

As part of the top-to-bottom review, California Secretary of State Debra Bowen commissioned the University of California to evaluate 3 voting systems used in the state of California. The study involves four components: accessibility review, red team testing, source code review, and document review. Reports from the first three components are now available. The document review reports are expected to be released later.


The EVT ’07 workshop, co-sponsored by ACCURATE and USENIX, is now open for registration. Register online by Friday, July 27, 2007.

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13 Apr 2007: Sarasota’s disputed Congressional election

David Dill and Dan Wallach recently wrote a report discussing open research issues in Florida’s 13th Congressional District.

2 Apr 2007: Other recent House/Senate testimony

ACCURATE PI Dan Wallach testified before the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration on February 7. His testimony is now online. Also of interest to readers of this site, Princeton professor Ed Felten recently testified before the Committee on House Administration’s Subcommittee on Elections. In his blog, he discusses both his main testimony and supplemental testimony.

25 Mar 2007: Wagner testifies on source code disclosure

David Wagner (an ACCURATE member) recently testified before the US House of Representatives at a hearing of the Elections Subcommittee of the Committee on House Administration. Wagner’s written testimony addresses the issue of public disclosure of voting system source code.

25 Feb 2007: FSU releases study on voting machines used in Sarasota, Florida

An independent team of experts, led by Florida State University, released a report on the ES&S iVotronic voting machines used in Sarasota County, Florida during the contested Congressional District 13 race last November. The FSU report was commissioned by the Florida State Division of Elections. The report’s authors included ACCURATE PI David Wagner.

16 Feb 2007: ACCURATE/Usenix EVT ’07 CFP

We are currently accepting paper submissions for the The 2nd EVT Workshop to be held Monday, August 6, 2007, co-located with the 16th USENIX Security Symposium in Boston, Massachusetts. For more information please visit the CFP site.

2 Feb 2007: Annual Report

This past year was a very busy and productive year for ACCURATE. Our Annual Report describes the major highlights from the center’s activities during the year.