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CalPERS Fiasco 2: Confidential Member Data at Risk by Letting Company With No Contract Have Access; CalPERS Apparently Still Has No Deal With Any Vendors for Upcoming Elections

How CalPERS gave access to its sensitive member database to a company it barely knew, Votem Corp., with no contractual protection whatsoever. That’s like giving the keys to your house to someone you just met.


CalPERS Fiasco: Impermissible Non-Public Board Election Count; Failure of Widely Criticized Internet Voting to Deliver on Any Goals; Botched Tabulation

CalPERS refused to abandon its half-baked idea to push beneficiaries to vote by Internet ant phone. The scheme had not only failed to produce its alleged benefits, but it’s also again demonstrated CalPERS’ incompetence and deep commitment to cronyism.