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Another PA county just picked the ExpressVote XL, the same ES&S barcode hybrid voting system chosen by Philly. The XL routes machine-marked paper ballots under the printer head AFTER they are cast. It puts votes into barcodes. ⁦⁦⁦@TomWolfPA⁩ 1/…
2/ The #SAFEAct, which just passed the House, would BAN dangerous barcode hybrid systems like the ExpressVote XL.
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This is what vendors & others misleadingly call a “paper ballot backup.” It’s hackable junk marked by an insecure ballot marking device. Vendors love them bc BMDs are expensive. We need #HandmarkedPaperBallots, not more corruption of our election system by profit-minded vendors.
The ES&S ExpressVote XL (discussed in @SEGreenhalgh’s thread,above) is both a barcode voting system and a hybrid voting system. The #SAFEAct, which passed the House today bans both barcode voting systems AND hybrid voting systems. Thank your House representative today! 1/
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“The brouhaha over the buying of new voting machines reached a crescendo when 83 of the most expensive & least secure varieties – according to voters’ rights advocates – arrived in Philadelphia last week.” #BanBarcodeVoting #EXPELtheXL 1/… via @PhillyWeekly
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🔥Philadelphia! The Philly Election Commission has voted to buy an insecure new "Hybrid" voting system, the ExpressVote XL, that security experts warn against.

PlS join w/ @POVPhilly TOMORROW at 9:30 AM to insist that City Council decline to fund this terrible choice. Thread. 1/

When: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 9:30 AM – 1 PM EDT

Where: City Council Chambers, 4th floor of City Hall, 1400 JFK Blvd, Philadelphia, 19107
3/ Message from @POVPhilly:

"ExpressVote XL machines cost $15–20 million more than any other voting system, and that doesn’t even include costs for warehousing and moving these 300-pound machines."
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Dear @SpeakerPelosi: if you’re going to bet everything on 2020, you must do more to secure our elections, including subpoenaing ES&S & other vendors to disclose where they installed remote access software & cellular modems & publicly demanding their removal. @PhilaController 1/
I copied @PhilaController bc she’s the ONLY government leader of which I’m aware who has taken the necessary step to subpoena documents re: the dangerous new voting systems from ES&S that some jurisdictions, including @PhillyVotes, insist on buying. She needs your support. 2/
And whether you can PASS meaningful election-security legislation or not, you can & must WARN the public of these horrible new systems & the vendors’ installation of dangerous remote access software & wireless modems. Meaningful change is impossible if people are uninformed. 3/
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“The nation's top voting machine maker [ES&S] has admitted in a letter to a federal lawmaker that the company installed REMOTE-ACCESS SOFTWARE on election-management systems it sold over a period of six years...” - By @KimZetter, 7/17/18 1/…
This revelation raises “questions about the security of those systems AND THE INTEGRITY OF ELECTIONS THAT WERE CONDUCTED WITH THEM,” which would include the 2016 presidential election! 2/
“Election-management systems are not the voting terminals that voters use to cast their ballots, but are just as critical: they ... tabulate final results aggregated from voting machines.” 3/
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Two new “Hybrid” voting systems are taking the country by storm: the ES&S ExpressVote XL and the Dominion ICE.

Experts say these systems can change paper ballots after they are cast.


#EXPELtheXL #ICEtheICE #HandMarkedPaperBallots 1/
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Thank you @RebeccaRhynhart for standing by your convictions. We could use a lot more of that lately. #ProtectOurVotes 1/…
2/ ES&S's ExpressVote XL "Hybrid" voting system, which @PhillyVotes selected, is a dangerous system that experts say can change paper ballots after they've been cast. They should never have chosen it. #EXPELtheXL

Link to article about Hybrid…
3/ The other dangerous "Hybrid" voting system that to which jurisdictions are flocking is the Dominion Image Cast Evolution (ICE). #ICEtheICE
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Per Mueller's report, Russia gained "access to the NETWORK of at least one Florida county...”…

As confirmed by Jeremy Bash 7:43, this broad statement suggests the POTENTIAL that VOTE TALLIES WERE ALTERED!

via @kimberlybozeman… 1/
"I think we all have been worried about the hacking of voting machines. But what this story suggests is the potential for hacking the [Florida] VOTE TABULATION SYSTEMS, where the votes are tallied & how the results are displayed. " - Jeremy Bash, 7:43… 2/
3/ Indeed, as I've emphasized again and again, all electronic vote tallies can be hacked, even if the voting machines themselves aren't connected to the internet, because all voting machines & scanners are programmed b4 each election on centralized election management systems...
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