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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

Utah has announced a change in election rules that will require a minimum audit of 1% machines in each county. A 3% audit will be done for congressional races and 5% for smaller elections. These are minimum requirements. This is a good first, baby-step now the state needs to make an adult step to a meaningful audit. / Officials in Chicago and Cook Co Illinois are already predicting a meltdown. While the Freeman, Craft, McGregor Group blamed any mistakes on poll workers (no surprise there) even experienced elections officials had problems with the Sequoia HAAT. / Denver Colorado will be doing a 5% audit of their machines. / Here we go again. Early voting in Arkansas begins next Monday. At least one county has still to receive their PEBs and paper ballots. Maybe Saturday. I wonder if they do any L&A testing at all? ...

  • NAtional: New Laws and Machines May Spell Voting Woes LINK

  • NAtional: Poll watchers say Nov. may be messy LINK

  • NAtional: Activists Out to Ensure Every Vote Counts Amid ID Rules and Electronic Machines LINK

  • NAtional: Poll watchers say Nov. may be messy LINK

  • NAtional: Elections should be secured LINK

  • NAtional: Voter education touted LINK

  • NAtional: A Philosophy of Voter Suppression LINK

  • AR: St. Francis County - PEBs expected this week; early voting begins Monday LINK

  • CA: Secretary of State's Race Not Exactly a Vote Machine LINK

  • CA: Orange County - AG: Voter warning linked to GOP campaign LINK

  • CO: Denver Election Commission Tests Voting Machines LINK

  • CO: San Miguel County - Rock the vote - question the machine LINK

  • FL: Opinion - VOTING: Creative thinking LINK

  • ID: Idaho weighs 'Vote By Mail' system LINK

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