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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org Today the Daytona Beach News Journal reports that 25,000 Diebold optical-scan machines used across the country may have a defect that causes failures in the memory cards. Apparently Diebold has known this problem for sometime. One election official claims that she THINKS no votes have been lost. Diebold says that around one percent of the memory cards are affected but the News Journal has found that some counties have reported over nine percent failure. There will be an election in Florida next week but the state is not requiring any beefed-up audits to ensure there are no lost votes. Diebold says they will inspect machines outside of Florida on a "case by case basis". In other words they are not going to warn their customers and they won't inspect anything unless a customer forces their hand. This is just another reason to recall all voting devices qualified by NASED and inspected by ITAs paid by the vendors to look the other way. It is time to "Rage against the machines"....
  • CT: Voting rules rankle tense city registrars LINK
  • FL: Voting Out E-Voting Machines LINK
  • FL: Volusia County - Survey contradicts vote machine firm's failure rate claim LINK
  • GA: Statesboro - Our Views: Citizens group should withdraw challenges to voter registrations LINK
  • GA: Statesboro - GSU Student Voting Debate LINK
  • IN: Towns aim to balance costs, voters' rights to equipment LINK
  • IN: Hamilton County - Election Board seeks consistency in absentee ballot count LINK
  • PA: Fayette County - Judge names monitors at Brownsville polls LINK
  • PA: Luzerne County - Absentee procedures questioned Attorney: County is violating election code by not counting those ballots at polling place. LINK
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