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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org In a disturbing article from Chicago, IL it is revealed that Cook County will pay Sequoia for their voting machines based on a sliding scale that will be controlled by how quickly machines transmit results to election headquarters and also by how quickly those votes can be tabulated. The county does not seem to care as much about accuracy or security as it does for speed. ...
  • NAtional: Fooled Once: Checking Vote Count Integrity LINK
  • CO: Montrose County - Montrose moves to fix election failures A study of the Montrose County 2006 election exposed a wide range of problems. Fortunately, race results weren't close enough to be distorted. LINK
  • FL: Editorial - Florida setting example LINK
  • IL: Cook County - County ties firm's pay to how fast it counts votes LINK
  • IL: Cook County - Sequoia Voting Systems Equipment a Success in Chicago and Cook County Municipal Elections LINK
  • MO: Johnson County - Missouri race is shades of Florida The case of a county auditor contest in limbo because of flawed paper ballots could affect votes in Kansas City. LINK
  • NY: 'Paper' tigers growl for safer elections - Green Party pushes to scrap electronic voting LINK
  • PA: Lawrence County - County to check voting machines for damage LINK
  • TX: Guadalupe County - Texas AG looks into alleged voting errors LINK
  • TX: Potter and Randall Counties - Joint elections plan hits snag New Potter County clerk studying the proposal LINK
  • VA: Tazewell County - Damaging legislation - Voting change could hurt SwVa. counties LINK
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