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'Daily Voting News' For May 08, 2006

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

It's not often that we see the corporate main stream media actually doing a lot of research for an article. Today we have an exception in an article in the Rocky Mountain News from Denver all about Sequoia's recent failures and even their brush with a bribery scandal in 2001. Texas counties have been in the early voting process for the past week with some ES&S counties only able to use paper ballots due to non-arrival of ballot programming. Arkansas began early voting today with many counties using paper ballots because of the greed of their vendor, ES&S. In fact, even the paper ballots printed by ES&S were "Like they threw a muffin in the air and let the pieces fall wherever."...

  • AR: Train Wreck - Early Voting Begins Today (ES&S) LINK

  • AR: Carroll County - Train Wreck - Machines 'without brains,' error-riddled ballots delay electronic voting (ES&S) LINK

  • AR: Marion County - Train Wreck - Early voting begins (ES&S got the county ONE iVotronic for early voting) LINK

  • OH: Cuyahoga County - Train Wreck - Cuyahoga County finishes tabulating votes (120 hours after the polls closed) LINK

  • OH: Cuyahoga County - Train Wreck - Finally: Election results are final LINK

  • TX: Bexar County - Train Wreck - County voting machines to be ready for Saturday elections LINK

  • TX: Williamson County - Train Wreck - Williamson Co. elections head resigns abruptly.
    Borofsky leaves just days before elections. (ES&S) LINK

  • NAtional: Two days in the field with ES&S OpScan LINK

  • NAtional: E-VOTE TRAIN WRECK 2006: Another Week, Another Wild - and Unfortunate - Ride" LINK

  • AR: Arkansans increasingly head to polls early for elections LINK

  • CO: Denver - Voting machine glitches tally up. Denver City Council to discuss purchase for next election (Sequoia) LINK

  • CO: Denver - Denver council votes on voting machines (Sequoia) LINK

  • MD: $13M No Bid E-Pollbook Deal with Diebold Draws Fire LINK

  • MI: Increasing access to voting: Disabled voters get more privacy (AutoMark) LINK

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