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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! / The disaster of an election in Denver, Colorado cost the tax payers over $4M or $20 for each voter who went to the polls. This is an amazing cost and it is being borne out all over the country as counties begin to tally up the costs of HAVA. Many counties are now spending two and three times more for elections than they have spent in the past and the cost can only go up once the first year contracts go away and the counties begin to realize they have the extra costs of maintenance, licensing, technical support, and the other hidden costs. And to add to the misery, many counties are beginning to complain about the cost of purchasing accessible voting machines that were not used in the last election and may never be used. ...
MA: Lenox - CPA passes, but voting system fails LINK
MD: Anne Arundel County - Recount Is Likely in House Contest LINK
NJ: Ocean County - Voting machines proved reliable LINK
PA: Centre County - Board hears from unhappy voters LINK
PA: Northampton County - Changes slated for Northampton ballot LINK
TX: El Paso County - A troubleshooting report reveals the problems reported by election judges during the mid-term election. LINK
TX: Williamson County - Former Williamson elections administrator gets blame for problems LINK
WV: Belmont County - Election Costs Sky High In Belmont County LINK
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