Software bug raises an issue in elections


Ballot Browser, an open source Python program developed by Mitch Trachtenberg as part of the all-volunteer Humboldt County Election Transparency Project has revealed the loss of 197 ballots in Humboldt County of California , due to a bug in Diebold counting software used for counting the votes.

The vote counting software was  launched by Carolyn Crnich, who has been the county’s registrar of voters since 2002.

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