10 November 2006

New Defense Secretary Gates Was Director Of e-Voting Company

Gates was on the board of directors of VoteHere, a strange little company that was the biggest elections industry lobbyist for the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). VoteHere spent more money than ES&S, Diebold, and Sequoia combined to help ram HAVA through. And HAVA, of course, was the bill sponsored by Bob Ney that put e-voting on steroids. Anyone think this smells a little?

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