Judge to Release Bombshell Report on Dominion Voting Machines in Georgia

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By now, you have to have heard at least some of the much-debated arguments surrounding the 2020 presidential election and its legitimacy. You will also know that while no real proof has been as of yet, there have multiple allegations that Dominion Voting machines were used to manipulate votes and even alter the election’s outcome.

Much of the questionability of Dominion’s machines began in Georgia, where it was alleged that hackers had made their way into the electronic voting system and changed votes or deleted them entirely to ensure a Democratic win.

And so, it’s no surprise that the state is still in the midst of figuring out just what went on during the 2020 election.

Part of that process has been to study the voting machines owned and operated by Dominion, which University of Michigan computer science expert and professor J. Alex Halderman was tasked with.

However, his report on the machines that likelihood that such hacking or ‘attacks’ could have transpired has been hidden from the public since its completion last year. And, apparently, Georgia Secretary of state Brad Raffensperger is tired of it being kept in the dark, according to the Washington Examiner.

As Raffensperger said last week, “The public deserves to know the context of J. Alex Halderman’s claims and his testimony regarding the 2020 election.”

According to the Daily Beast, the report outlines how the election may have been put at “risk” due to (ballot marking device)-based attacks” that could change “individual votes and alter election outcomes.” According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the report goes on to explain how someone might be able to hack the system to change votes without anyone being the wiser.

This includes possibilities like using malicious software on voting touchscreens or using QR codes via scanners.

However, the report never said whether or not these kinds of attacks actually took place. Rather, it basically gave a hypothetical of what could have happened or what could take place during future elections.

As you can imagine, the report has become indispensable in a lawsuit that is seeking to change the voting system in the state of Georgia, as well as the state’s efforts to punish any possible fraud that did occur.

And yet, its contents have still not been made public.

As US District Judge Amy Totenberg explains, this is a problem, but one that is not easily fixed.

According to the Journal-Constitution, Totenberg has considered releasing the report, both in its entirety and in a redacted version. But both could potentially cause even more headaches, especially since the report itself has become such a “political football,” as Totenberg says.