|ES&S: "...our business has grown to|
serve four countries, 41 states
with more than 4,000 election offices"
- Bradblog: Omaha-based e-voting Goliath attempts to block PA county's independent audit of it's failed touch screens
- Computerworld: A ballot-scanning device slated for use in the upcoming presidential elections misreads ballots, fails to log critical events and is prone to sudden lockups, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission found.
ES&S is a subsidiary of McCarthy Group, LLC, which is jointly held by the holding firm and the Omaha World-Herald Company, the publisher of Nebraska's largest newspaper. In 2007 it became the largest manufacturer of voting machines in the United States. In 2009, it absorbed its biggest competitor, Diebold/Premier.