March 20, 2006

"Privatized democracy"

The Talahassee Democrat offers this editorial, which begins: "Leon County Supervisor of Elections Ion Sancho's failure to reach an accord with any of the three voting equipment companies that Florida now certifies has served the important purpose of shining a klieg light on a significant weakness in state elections law. Why on earth do private companies hold so much sway - with relatively little oversight - in a process so central to democracy?"

Posted by Rick Hasen at March 20, 2006 06:55 AM