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'Daily Voting News' For October 26, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org The utter arrogance of ES&S has been revealed again with the revelation of a letter from the Colorado SOS to the company. It seems that ES&S is dragging its feet and obstructing the court ordered recertification of their system used by two Colorado counties. One paragraph from that letter says it all about ES&S and its lack of any partnership with its customers. "In addition, it is my understanding that there is a history of coordination issues with your company. Those issues include the following: changing project managers multiple times since April, providing incorrect programming of required databases for testing, providing incorrect ballots for testing, failing to provide required documentation of Federal testing, and test failures requiring extensive machine servicing."

Today's quotation is from an Editorial in the Redding (CA) Record Searchlight: "In person or by post, though, it's more and more obvious that the smartest way to run elections is with dumb technology. Your ink might run dry, but nobody has ever hacked a pen."...

  • NAtional: Senate Battle Over FEC Nominee May Hamper Agency's Ability to Act LINK
  • NAtional: A case of the wrong technology applied incorrectly LINK
  • CA: Nevada County awaits voting machine verdict Placer County can afford to feel confident LINK
  • CA: Nevada County - Regional Op-Ed | Gregory Diaz: An Open Letter To Nevada County Voters LINK
  • CA: San Francisco - Absentee ballots trickling in for S.F. election LINK
  • CA: Shasta County Editorial - 'Smart' voting is a costly flop for California LINK
  • CA: Shasta County - Taxpayers to pay $73K for changes LINK
  • CO: Exclusive: ES&S Certification Testing Suspended In Colorado LINK
  • LA: Sabine Parish - Malfunctioning machine prompted uncertainty in Sabine election LINK
  • MI: Officials work to ease fear at polls Cities train workers on ins, outs of new ID law LINK
  • PA: Pa. won't release list of polling places LINK
  • WA: Kitsap County - Votemobile Brings Polling Station to the People LINK
  • WA: Whatcom County - Bar-code error on some ballots not serious LINK
  • WV: Mineral County - Optical-scan ballots approved for Mineral bond levy election LINK
  • Guam: E-Vote: Voting Machines Prohibited in Guam LINK
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