FG accuses Ahern on e-voting costs

Fine Gael has accused Taoiseach Bertie Ahern of misleading the Dail about the cost of changing e-voting machines to bring them into line with recommendations made by the Commission on Electronic Voting.

28th October, 2006

Fine Gael has accused Taoiseach Bertie Ahern of misleading the Dail about the cost of changing e-voting machines to bring them into line with recommendations made by the Commission on Electronic Voting.

Fergus O’Dowd, FG spokesman for Environment, Heritage and Local Government, said that Ahern ‘‘didn’t articulate the findings of the commission’’ and failed to give the full facts on the issue. During leaders questions on October 17, Ahern said that “[The Commission] was quite...

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