Who’s Behind Voting-Machine Makers? Money of Unclear Origins
Private-equity backers of the three voting systems vendors seeking approval to sell to county elections boards in North Carolina said they're controlled by U.S. citizens. But they didn't provide information about the sources of the money they invest.
- Published 12 July 2019
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The voting-machine makers that aim to sell their systems in North Carolina are largely owned by private equity firms that don’t disclose their investors. The companies didn’t want the public to know even that much. North Carolina’s statewide elections board demanded the machine-makers’ ownership information last month after special counsel Robert Mueller’s April report into Russian efforts to sway the 2016 presidential election. Their concerns about potential foreign interference have grown…