October 23, 2008 By News Report
New Jersey Secretary of State Nina Mitchell Wells addressed a recent report made public last week by Princeton Professor Andrew Appel that challenged the integrity of the state's electronic voting machines.
Officials from the New Jersey Division of Elections have expressed complete confidence in the state's voting process and the security of its voting machines, said Wells in a release. The release went on to say the Sequoia AVC Advantage voting machines have undergone extensive federal testing for the accuracy of the source code, which records the votes.
The New Jersey Division of Elections relied on the expertise of Professor Michael Ian Shamos of the Carnegie Mellon University's renowned School of Computer Science.
Professor Shamos has performed more than 120 voting system certification examinations for several states and is an expert in the field said the release.
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