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'Daily Voting News' For April 18, 2006

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

The folks in Marion County Indiana announced today that they had completed testing their iVotronic machines. They claim the machines are all ready to go. I think that is probably a bit of soothing for the voters. In fact, none of their iVotronics can be used for accessibility in the primary so they are announcing that disabled voters will be able to have someone assist them in the voting process. Also some ballots cannot be read by the op-scan machines and will have to be counted by hand. Kanawha County West Virginia is also having problems getting software for their AutoMarks so there will be no accessible voting in that county. Voters with disabilities are being told to bring a friend or ask for help. And, the Democrats in Alaska have gone to court, finally, in an attempt to get the records of the 2004 election from the state....

  • IN: Train Wreck - Indianapolis Based Voting Machine Maker Faces Tough Questions LINK

  • IN: Marion County - Train Wreck - Election officials confident despite glitches LINK

  • MS: Jackson County - Train Wreck - Paper ballots might snag elections LINK

  • MS: Jackson County - Train Wreck - Democratic Party wants county to handle primary LINK

  • OH: Summit County - Train Wreck - New Summit voting system still has memory card problems LINK

  • PA: Allegheny County - Train Wreck - Allegheny County, PA Official Responds To Our "Train Wreck" Article LINK

  • TX: Wichita County - Train Wreck - Voters could see paper ballots in upcoming election LINK

  • WV: Kanawha County - Train Wreck - County machines not ready for early voting LINK

  • WV: Kanawha County - Train Wreck - Early Voters Face Programming Delays LINK

  • WV: Ohio County - Train Wreck - Stewart: Don't Rush To Use Voting Machines LINK

  • NAtional: DRE Reliability Standards: An Open Letter to the Election Assistance Commission LINK

  • AK: Democrats File Lawsuit To Get 2004 Election Records LINK

  • AR: Arkansas County - Electronic voting machines arrive in Arkansas County LINK

  • AR: Searcy - Voters try out new voting machines LINK

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