by Joe Hoft
A former Dominion employee for 10 years who represented Dominion in certifying its Pennsylvania implementation of its ‘Democracy Suite’ in 2017 now works for the government agency that certifies voting machine systems.
Jeff Carlson at the Markets Works created a report in November about the Voting Machine Certification Process:
An understaffed tiny federal agency and 2 private testing labs responsible for certification of nation’s voting systems
The fallout of the Nov. 3 elections has put the spotlight on the
integrity of electronic voting machines used in the United States. In
response, authorities have pointed to certifications of the machines as a
safeguard against potential systemic problems with the voting machines
and their software.
Carlson was referring to Jennifer Bowers who worked for Dominion for 10 years:
"Kathy Boockvar, just two weeks after she was appointed as Pennsylvania’s Secretary of the Commonwealth, concluded in a Jan. 2, 2019 report (pdf) that Dominion’s “Democracy Suite 5.5A” voting machine “can be safely used by voters at elections,” and certified the Dominion voting systems in Pennsylvania.
Representing Dominion in that process was Jessica Bowers, director of certification for Dominion. In addition to Pennsylvania, Bowers appears to have been responsible for the implementation of Dominion Systems into a number of other states, including California, Colorado, Nevada, and Tennessee."
However, after enjoying a 10-year career at Dominion, Bowers would find
her way into a new career path at the federal Election Assistance