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'Daily Voting News' For May 22, 2006

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

Tomorrow we have primary elections in Arkansas and Idaho. Arkansas is iVotronics while Idaho is a mixture of ES&S op-scan with AutoMark or Sequoia Edge. Did you think the machines used in Allegheny County Pennsylvania were new? If you did you were wrong. In fact, they are used machines with some coming from New Orleans. Those machines have not stopped traveling either. They are now on their way to their permanent (maybe) home in Tennessee. Yes, two days before the deadline set for Tennessee counties to sign their contracts with ES&S, the vendor told the state HAVA coordinator that any county wanting to contract with ES&S would have to accept used machines. The coordinator just shrugged his shoulders and did nothing. ...

  • AR: Benton County - Train Wreck - County still working out kinks in new voting system
    Coordinator recommends voters use paper ballots LINK

  • OH: Summit County - Train Wreck - Summit analyzes primary ballots LINK

  • TN: Train Wreck - Voting As If It Mattered LINK

  • NAtional: Why Is The Media Downplaying Our Voting Scandal? LINK

  • NAtional: Voting by Mail: Ending Long Lines & Hanging Chads LINK

  • NAtional: Gaping Hole in HAVA Voting System Standards Widened in 2005 LINK

  • AR: Elections On Tap Tuesday LINK

  • CA: San Mateo County - County Unveils Universal Voting Centers LINK

  • CO: Denver - Editorial - Voting machine rush left no options LINK

  • MS: Coahoma County - Officials prepare for Primary (Diebold TSx) LINK

  • WA: Snohomish County - Voters must adjust as county goes to mail-only ballots LINK

  • WI: Voting machines raise security concerns LINK

  • WV: Editorial - Election Woes Not Fault of Ireland LINK

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