Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
The Pensacola [FL] News-Journal begins an editorial this way, "There is little of more importance in a democracy than that each qualified voter who appears at the polls on an Election Day will be able to vote -- and that this vote will be recorded and counted accurately.
"Many states, including Florida, are switching from paper ballots to high-tech, ATM-like electronic voting machines. With the increasing use of the new machines, there is mounting evidence suggesting that touch-screen machines present a far graver threat to the integrity of America's elections.
"We urge state lawmakers to consider two election reform bills that require a paper trail of all votes. Repeated studies have shown that touch-screen machines, which provide voters with no paper record of their ballots, are highly susceptible to tampering."...
NAtional: California Rep. Millender-McDonald dies LINK
NAtional: Dianne Feinstein: Ensuring every vote counts in elections LINK
NY: New York-- The Buck Stops Here: Reflections on the Rule of Law and our Election System LINK
OH: Cuyahoga County - More Than 1 in 4 Votes Recorded Incorrectly on Diebold System in Cuyahoga County, According to 2006 Election Audit LINK
OH: Cuyahoga County - Cuyahoga unofficial results show some absentees deleted LINK
WV: Parties overhauling primary voting
New voting machines add to cost of picking a presidential nominee LINK
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