Sent: Monday, February
26, 2001 1:26 PM
Subject: RE: memory card
corruption in Kansas
what type of AccuVotes were they using.
InfraRed or Visible Light?
Firm Level were they using?
can also get serial numbers from the units that experienced the
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Nel Finberg
Sent: Monday, February 26, 2001 1:53
Subject: memory card corruption in
the memory card corruption front ... this time Kansas
of 200 of Wyandotte County's memory cards have experinced corruption problems
in the last three weeks.
Corruption was characterized by messages such as ‘Precinct Data Error’,
‘Text Check Error’, ‘Counter Error’ and so on. Memory card corruption problems were
experienced last Fall but were accentuated after batteries wee
occurred almost always at the point of powering the AccuVote on, and was
experienced on many of the 86 AccuVote-OS used for
were changed recently in all memory cards. Batteries were installed in the
correct orientation, and batteries removed from packaging were kept separated
so as to eliminate the possibility of shorting.
County, also in Kansas, recently purchased a $21,000 batch of memory cards of
which 66 reported corruption.