SB 542 VOTE:YES – Died In Committee
Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Measures/Overview/SB542
Committee assigned to bill: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/Committees/SRULES/Overview
This bill requires Secretary of State audits on voting machines and samples uncompiled source code for accuracy.
Nationally, manipulation of voting machines is a source of voter fraud. Preventative measures secures our voting results. Requires auditor to report results of examination only to Secretary of State, State Chief Information Officer and Legislative Fiscal Officer. Directs Secretary of State to require vendor of voting machine or vote tally system to correct deficiencies that auditor finds during audit and to reject or revoke approval of voting machine or vote tally system if vendor refuses or is unable to correct deficiencies. Requires contract for purchase or procurement of voting machine or vote tally system to permit Secretary of State’s audit.