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Ohio GOP Secretary of State orders secret, last minute, unaudited software updates to voting machines

I don’t see any sourcing in the article, but its worth a read so that you know what the Wednesday morning talking points will be…

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has asked voting machine giant ES&S to install last-minute, unverified, custom firmware updates on the state’s voting machines. This is highly irregular, and the details of it are shrouded in secrecy and silence — the few, terse statements from Husted’s office on the matter have been self-contradictory and unhelpful. On Salon, Brad Friedman tries to untangle the mess, and concludes that it’s impossible to say what the new software in Ohio’s voting machines actually does, nor why unaudited, unapproved software should be added to voting machines in a critical swing-state at the last minute, but that it’s highly suspicious and possibly illegal.

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