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By Mark Crispin Miller  Posted by Joan Brunwasser (about the submitter)       (Page 1 of 1 pages)     Permalink    (# of views)   No comments

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The heroic Paul Lehto, who has been fighting to get touch-screen voting machines OUT of Washington state, has some great news:

Unless a minor county snuck in with DREs that I didn't hear about, Washington state is now completely free of DREs (and BLUE!)!!! The county I sued shifted the balance of power to Democrats on the county council and the Dems just canned the Sequoia DREs effective September 2005 in favor of an Oregon vote by mail type system (or vote by dropoff at a regional drop off facility).

If you're interested in verifying that angle that there are no longer any DREs in use in POLLING PLACES as opposed to for legitimately disabled voters, jgideon@votersunite.org would know for sure.

Here's the DU post as well as a link there to the local press.

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Paul Lehto, aka LandShark

 

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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)
 

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