Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
Newspapers in New Jersey are reporting that Sequoia has gone to court in an attempt to quash the subpoenas of voting machines from six counties. One has to wonder what Sequoia has to hide. They claim to have sent the system used in New Jersey to Wyle Labs to be inspected. They also claim that Wyle is independent however, Sequoia is paying for the inspection and Wyle has in their best interest to not find any problems because they previously tested this voting system and allowed it to be qualified by NASED. If they find any problems Wyle would open themselves up to the question of why did they not find that problem when they ITA tested the system a couple years ago?
Diebold/Premier has responded to the Butler Co Ohio 105 lost votes by claiming there was an "anomaly" and that it had never happened before. Hopefully an investigation into this problem will give us the facts. Of course, Diebold/Premier may do the same as Sequoia and try to hide those facts from the voters....
NAtional: Groups Step Up Efforts to Avert Voting Mishaps LINK
NAtional: Lessons learned so far from the 2008 primaries and caucuses LINK
NAtional: Dallas voters complaints heard in Congress LINK
FL: Hillsborough County - Optical-scan voting goes smoothly in Plant City LINK
IN: Ind. counties see jump in voter registration LINK
KY: Madison County - Paper or computer? LINK
NJ: Voting machines ordered turned in
Discrepancies found in 6 counties' tallies LINK
NJ: Voting machine maker is fighting plans for test LINK
OH: Butler Co. votes not counted
Computer cards for 105 ballots didn't upload correctly LINK
OH: Miami County voluntarily has voting machine results audited
Elections officials and reps from both parties count ballots by hand. LINK
PA: Allegheny County voting machines tuned up LINK
SC: Orangeburg County - Santee checks registration via computer LINK
TX: Fort Bend County - County considers scan voting machines LINK
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