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WTO successfully represents nonpartisan Colorado voters group in electronic voting systems lawsuit

Conroy v. Dennis (Colo. 2006)
WTO lawyers represented a non-partisan group of Colorado voters who brought suit against Colorado Secretary of State (SoS) Ginette Dennis in the first lawsuit in the country to successfully challenge the state's certification and use of Direct Record Electronic (DRE) voting machines.  In this public interest case, followed closely by national and local media, the court ruled that the SoS had failed to promulgate required security standards and had done an "abysmal" job of security testing.  The court ordered that the DREs not be used until they were re-tested and re-certified and additional security standards and procedures approved by WTO were implemented. 
Successfully tried to verdict a case in which our clients proved that Colorado's electronic voting systems had not been tested and certified in accordance with the law. The case led to major changes in Colorado election law.