[E-voting] John Gormley nailing the e-voting coffin shut (Sunday Times yesterday and Irish Times today)

Casey, Dermot (GE Money) Dermot.Casey at ge.com
Mon Mar 23 12:44:40 GMT 2009


Via Sunday Times
John Gormley, the environment minister, has told senior Green party members that the state's EUR52m electronic voting machines will never be used and should now be disposed of to cut losses to taxpayers. 
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/ireland/article5950815.ece
 

Gormley rules out e-voting 
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2009/0323/1224243267814.html <http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2009/0323/1224243267814.html>  
He said that three major problems were now associated with the project. They were the new figures disclosing the high costs associated with introducing the system; continuing controversies over electronic voting in Holland and Germany; and a lack of public confidence in electronic voting
 
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