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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org and VoteTrustUSA.Org According to an article in Hometown Annapolis; "Addressing the Maryland House Ways and Means Committee yesterday, state Elections Administrator Linda Lamone conceded that a paper voting record will be a part of future Maryland elections, although she still believes in the integrity of the state's current system. "After meeting with you and other policy-makers over the past several days, it is clear that there is a consensus to take the next step towards a voter verifiable voting system," Ms. Lamone said. "As we move forward, I want to work with you to ensure that we do not lose the advantages that we have gained - a secure, accurate and reliable system - or make mistakes that will undermine the rights of voters with disabilities or diminish usability."" Lamone will continue to 'jibber-jabber' about her paperless Diebold machines until they pry them from her control....
  • NAtional: Sarasota Selling Defective Voting Machines Plus All the dirt on ES&S VP Gary Greenhalgh LINK
  • AZ: Live video of ballot counting, early-vote notification pushed LINK
  • CA: Nevada County - Committee inspects voting machines LINK
  • FL: Crist and Wexler Announce Plan to Deliver a Paper Trail for Florida LINK
  • FL: Election watchdogs like Crist's plan LINK
  • FL: Goodbye to most touch screens? LINK
  • FL: Crist casts a ballot for trouble LINK
  • FL: Crist's paper trail plan draws raves LINK
  • FL: Watchdog groups open to Crist's voting-machine plan LINK
  • FL: Election chiefs wary of vote-machine plan LINK
  • FL: Why Voting Needs a Paper Trail LINK
  • FL: Florida Voters Coalition 2007 Position Paper on Voting Systems LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Sarasota Officials Freeze Election Data, as Jennings Battle Wages On LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Dent promises new voting machines for fall elections LINK
  • ID: Vote-by-mail plans advance LINK
  • IL: Collinsville to test new voting devices LINK
  • MD: Voting reform seen unlikely until 2010 LINK
  • MD: Proposals push for early voting, option of using paper ballots LINK
  • MD: Voting paper trail option offered LINK
  • OH: Editorial - Find a better way to get poll workers LINK
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