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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
"The question most frequently asked after the election is whether it was a success," said Doug Chapin, electionline.org's director. "Success can be measured in a two ways. If success is measured through picking winners, then yes, there were few races in which polling-place problems could have affected the outcome. But, on the other hand, if it is measured through whether every voter who showed up at a polling place had an opportunity to cast their vote without problems or obstacles, then the answer is no." We agree with this assessment and we encourage everyone to read electionline.org's newly released report. / Apparently the National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) appears to have decided that the new (2007) voting systems standards decertify all Direct Recording Electronic voting machines....
NAtional: Analysis of 2006 Election Finds Problems Nationwide; Lack of Post-vote Controversy Masks Widespread Voting Difficulties LINK
OH: Cuyahoga County - Cuyahoga commissioners consider scrapping touch-screen machines LINK
OH: Cuyahoga County - Commissioners want new voting machines
$17 million touch screens can't handle big elections, Cuyahoga officials say LINK
OH: Lake County - New Ohio ballot law causing confusion LINK
PA: Lancaster County - Her goal? No more Election Day woes LINK
PA: Lancaster County - Elections clerk: "Human error' at root of mistakes LINK
RI: Judge set to hear challenge to ballot recount procedures LINK
WA: Snohomish County - Final election ballots tallied LINK
Venezuela - Voting gets safeguards in Venezuela LINK
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