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America's Corrupt Election System Revealed In Secret Georgia Report
A federal judge is hiding a report that shows our voting machines can't be trusted
In a crucial court case currently playing out in Georgia, the entire corrupt facade of America’s election system has been revealed — and the picture that it paints is damning.
Election integrity groups commissioned a report by a computer science professor at the University of Michigan, J. Alex Halderman, who is an election security expert. Halderman produced a 25,000-word report that’s so explosive neither the federal judge in charge of the case nor the U.S. federal government wants it released to the public.
Halderman asserts that Georgia’s electronic voting machines “suffer from specific, highly exploitable vulnerabilities that allow attackers to change votes despite the state’s purported defenses.” Who owns and operates those electronic voting machines in Georgia? Dominion Voting Systems.
Halderman was given twelve weeks of access to an unused Dominion ICX voting machine — the same machines used in Georgia and 16 other states. His conclusions completely destroy the false narrative about the 2020 election being “the most secure election in history.” In fact, Halderman claims that “Georgia voters face an extreme risk that [electronic voting machine]-based attacks could manipulate their individual votes and alter election outcomes.” Since Halderman is a well known election security expert who has testified before Congress, the usual attempts to discredit Halderman as either a conspiracy theorist or an amateur have not been successful.
In September 2021, Halderman made a sworn declaration to the court regarding the vulnerabilites of the Dominion machine that he inspected. Those seven pages should be read carefully by the American public.
In February of 2022, Halderman sent his complete report only to CISA and to Dominion Voting Systems. What was the response from the federal agency supposedly tasked with keeping America’s voting systems secure, and the company responsible for the machines used in Georgia? CISA and Dominion both filed emergency motions to keep Halderman’s report sealed from the public.
Notice: it took CISA more than five months to file its statement of interest in the case. According to the Constitution, elections are administered by the states — not the federal government and its agencies. It’s not clear that CISA has any standing at all in the case. In addition, CISA only intervened after there was a push to publicly disclose Halderman’s report in the media — at which time CISA asked the court to keep the report sealed even though elections using these voting machines are taking place in America right now.
Why does CISA want to intervene at all? The agency is not simply a disinterested party in this matter, of course. Shortly after the 2020 election, CISA Director Chris Krebs publicly announced that the election was “the most secure” in history. He went on every news show in America to repeat that statement — even after he was fired by President Trump for making these “highly inaccurate” statements. Krebs put the entire credibility of CISA (which is a small office of the much larger Department of Homeland Security) on the line.
Krebs never explained the fact that vote counting in multiple swing states was halted for no apparent reason on Election Day. Nor has anyone explained why Trey Trainor, the chair of the Federal Election Commission, declared on TV on November 6th, 2020 that election "observers have not been allowed into the polling locations in a meaningful way" and that “if they're not, the law is not being followed, making this an illegitimate election.”
Obviously, Halderman’s report contradicts CISA’s public statements about the integrity of the vote in the 2020 election. It directly contradicts Dominion’s factual assertions regarding the security of its voting machines. Simply put: Halderman’s report blows up Dominion’s case, CISA’s credibility, as well as any remaining public trust in America’s election system with its reliance on electronic voting machines.
That’s why Dominion Voting Systems has no interest in the Halderman report being made public. That’s why CISA has no interest in the Halderman report being made public. And the presiding judge, U.S. District Court Judge Amy Totenberg, has no interest in allowing the public to read the report either. She has ruled that the report should be sealed as a confidential document.
Judge Totenberg has not allowed the election integrity groups involved in the case to even publicly call for the report to be released — which is an extraordinary intervention by our courts in terms of secrecy regarding America’s supposedly public election systems. She has ruled that such arguments have to be filed under seal of the court. In other words: even asking for the report to be made public must be done in secret.
Judge Totenberg appears to be colluding with the U.S. federal government to restrict access to an expert report that verifies, beyond all doubt, that America’s voting systems are extremely vulnerable to hacking and fraud. She rejected a request for access to the report from the secretary of state in Louisiana in January — even though Louisiana uses Dominion’s machines for early voting. Judge Totenberg has also delayed ruling on similar access requests from media outlets which are currently facing defamation suits filed by Dominion.
Last week, lawyers for Mike Lindell also filed to gain access to the secret Halderman report. Will that actually happen? Judge Totenberg has said that she’s worried that the report would be “subject to disclosure in other litigation.” (Here’s a transcript of the lawyers discussing relevant matters with Judge Totenberg.) That’s frankly none of her business. The business of the judge is to defend the rule of law in a matter of absolutely crucial importance to the future of our republic, and she is failing spectacularly to do so.
Do you remember how you were told by your Civics teacher that our elections are conducted by the states? Do you recall all those lessons about the Constitution and the law which explained that America’s elections were decentralized? How they. were administered by thousands of state and local systems? How do you explain that Georgia’s election integrity groups want the Halderman report released and Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger want the report released but a tiny agency inside the federal government does not want the report released — and the federal judge is siding with the federal government?
You know the reason. The truth is hiding in plain sight. You know that Halderman’s secret report shows that the voting machines are easy to hack. You know that’s the real reason the report is being kept secret by the judge. Halderman himself has asked that his report be shared with CISA and Dominion to “address the vulnerabilities it describes before attackers exploit them.” What are the odds that Dominion and CISA will actually address any of these issues —when CISA and Dominion have no interest in the American people reading the report?
You know the reason. You saw what happened during the 2020 election. The U.S. federal government is (not so secretly) in control of our supposedly state-run election system.