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The New Jersey Voting-machine Lawsuit and the AVC Advantage DRE Voting Machine
 

Summary: The New Jersey Voting-machine Lawsuit
and the AVC Advantage DRE Voting Machine
Andrew W. Appel
Princeton University
Maia Ginsburg
Princeton University
Harri Hursti Brian W. Kernighan
Princeton University
Christopher D. Richards
Princeton University
Gang Tan
Lehigh University
Penny Venetis
Rutgers School of Law Newark
Abstract
As a result of a public-interest lawsuit, by Court order we were able to study, for one month, the hardware and
source code of the Sequoia AVC Advantage direct-recording electronic voting machine, which is used throughout
New Jersey (and Louisiana), and the Court has permitted us to publicly describe almost everything that we were able
to learn. In short, these machines are vulnerable to a wide variety of attacks on the voting process. It would not be in
the slightest difficult for a moderately determined group or individual to mount a vote-stealing attack that would be

  

Source: Appel, Andrew W. - Department of Computer Science, Princeton University
Tan, Gang - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Lehigh University

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences