What are they trying to hide - Oregon

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From The Oregonian:

Oregon elections director fired after sharing security, spending concerns
Oregon’s elections director was abruptly fired in a text message by the secretary of state after he pointed out serious issues with the state’s aging and vulnerable technology for running elections.

Elections Director Stephen Trout learned in a text message Thursday night — as his department and county elections officials were still counting votes from the Nov. 3 election — that he was out.

On Friday, Secretary of State Bev Clarno, a Republican appointed to the position by Democratic Gov. Kate Brown, announced to county clerks and other elections officials in Oregon’s 36 counties that “today is also Steve Trout’s last day with the Agency.”

Election officials in the state were stunned.

Much more at the site - the level of incompetence is stunning.  Their voting software is running on Windows Server 2008 and will not run on a later version. Major security issues. The office put out a request for bids in October? Bidding usually takes a month and it takes a couple of months to develop a new application and another couple of months to get the bugs out.

This election is really opening people's eyes to how poor the election system is in the USA. Even if Oregon had no fraud, it is still an ineptly run office.

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