Dominion Voting Systems

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Dominion Voting Systems Corporation
Private
Industry Electronic voting hardware
Consulting
Founded 2002; 14 years ago (2002)
Founders
  • James Hoover
  • John Poulos
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Subsidiaries
Website dominionvoting.com

Dominion Voting Systems Corporation is a Canadian company that sells electronic voting hardware including voting machines and tabulators. As of August 2010, Dominion voting machines are used in 600 jurisdictions in 22 states of the United States, and 80,000 Dominion ImageCast Precinct Optical Scan Tabulators are in use in other countries.[1]

Company[edit]

Dominion was founded in 2002 in Toronto, Canada, by John Poulos and James Hoover. [2]

Acquisitions[edit]

In May 2010, Dominion acquired Premier Election Solutions (formerly Diebold Election Systems) from Election Systems & Software (ES&S). ES&S had just acquired PES from Diebold and was required to sell off PES by the United States Department of Justice for anti-trust concerns.

In June 2010, Dominion acquired Sequoia Voting Systems. [3]

Canada[edit]

The province of New Brunswick was the first Canadian province to use Dominion's tabulator machines. This was used as a trial run for potentially using these machines for more election in the country including in the federal elections.[citation needed]

Officers[edit]

Poulos, President and CEO of Dominion, has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto and an MBA from INSEAD, in Fontainebleau, France.[4] Hoover (Vice President) has an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dominion Voting Systems, Inc. Statement Concerning "PAC-‐MAN Hack" of a Sequoia AVC Edge Voting Terminal
  2. ^ "Selling trust in democracy". Toronto Star (Thestar.com). 2009-11-02. Retrieved 2010-11-21. 
  3. ^ "Dominion Voting Systems, Inc. Acquires Premier Election Solutions Assets From ES&S". Benzinga. 2010-03-08. Retrieved 2010-11-21. 
  4. ^ "John Poulos". Dominion Voting. Retrieved 2010-11-21. 
  5. ^ "James Hoover". Dominion Voting. Retrieved 2010-11-21. 

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