Last updated on: 9/23/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Diebold Election Systems, Inc. Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“Diebold electronic voting stations are being used in locations across the United States to assist voters in exercising their most fundamental constitutional right. The right to vote.”

Diebold website (accessed Mar. 14, 2006)

Description:

Changed name to Premier Election Solutions, Inc. on Aug. 16, 2007 “Premier Election Solutions, Inc. is a trusted, committed partner with proven solutions to support the voting process and to facilitate the experience for those who manage it as well as those who vote. Premier Election Solutions, Inc. is headquartered in Allen, Texas and has offices and personnel throughout the USA.”

“About Us,” Premier Election Solutions website (accessed Sep. 22, 2008)

Mission:

“To ensure accurate vote counting, extremely reliable security, and accessibility for every voter.”

Diebold website (accessed Mar. 14, 2006)

Other:
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Quoted in:
  1. Are Electronic Voting Systems Vulnerable to Hacking?
  2. Is Transmitting Votes from Individual Polling Stations to the Central Tabulation Center a Secure Process?
  3. Could Electronic Voting Machine Software Be Programmed to Alter the Outcome of an Election?
  4. Do Electronic Voting Machines Store Votes Securely?
  5. Do Voters Who Use Electronic Voting Machines Find Them Easy to Use?
  6. Did Electronic Voting Machines Work Well in the November 7, 2006 General Election?
  7. Are Electronic Voting Machines Accessible to Disabled Voters?
  8. Do Electronic Voting Machines Allow for Meaningful Audits?
  9. Are There Sufficient Procedures in Place to Guard against Physical Tampering with Electronic Voting Machines?
  10. Is There an Effective Method in Place to Assure the Accuracy of Ballot Definition Files?
  11. Do Electronic Voting Machines Store Votes in a Manner That Preserves Voter Anonymity?
  12. Are Electronic Voting Machines Mechanically Reliable?
  13. Do Electronic Voting Machine Manufacturers Have Ties to a Particular Political Party?
  14. How Are Votes from Electronic Voting Machines Tabulated?
  15. Is It Possible for One Person to Vote Multiple Times in the Same Election on an Electronic Voting Machine?
  16. Do Electronic Voting Machines Prevent Residual Votes?