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'Daily Voting News' For April 08, 2006

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org and VoteTrustUSA.Org

The failure of ES&S to provide their services as they are contracted to do with their customers across the nation is becoming a daily news event. Counties in Indiana are not getting their ballots on time and when they do get them they can't be used. Summit County Ohio reports they are still having problems with the ES&S memory cards; they are getting a 4% failure rate now; and those are supposed to be cards that were checked and re-checked by ES&S before shipping. And meanwhile Allegheny County Pennsylvania buries their heads in the sand and orders $11M worth of ES&S voting machines. ...

  • NAtional: Ion Sancho Issues Statement Supporting HR 550 LINK

  • NAtional: HR 550 Collects Nine New Co-Sponsors As Citizens Come To DC To Demand Verifiable Elections LINK

  • CA: State authorities probe possible voter registration fraud LINK

  • IL: Chicago - Vote woes blamed on subversive conspiracy LINK

  • IL: Chicago - Burke: Ballot snafu was conspiracy LINK

  • IL: Chicago - Alderman sees a plot in voting machines LINK

  • IN: As voting nears, firm takes heat (ES&S) LINK

  • IN: Counties accuse Nebraska company of problematic ballots, machines (ES&S) LINK

  • MS: Ballot Boxes Open For Public View (Diebold TSx) LINK

  • NC: Chatham County - Chatham election board faces civil suit LINK

  • OH: Summit County - Voting system still has flaws. Memory cards' failure rate falls to 4%; absentee ballots yet to arrive LINK

  • PA: Allegheny County - Touch screen touch and go (ES&S iVotronic) LINK

  • PA: Allegheny County - New voting machines OK'd, many still wary (ES&S iVotronic) LINK

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