By John Gideon on 11/17/2005, 4:55pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

The new Secretary of State in Colorado has told 10 counties to be prepared to conduct hand recounts of all of their paper ballots. An audit of the results from those counties ES&S optical-scan machines has caused some question as to whether the results are correct. Also, on the front of this morning's Washington Post is an article that reports that not everyone in the Department of Justice was in agreement that Georgia's voter ID law is constitutional. Political appointees overruled career employees....

  • NAtional: Media Ignore The GAO Report http://www.gp.org/press/pr_2005_11_16.shtml\">LINK
  • AZ: Mail-in democracy should be marked 'return to sender' http://www.azcentral.com...les/1117montini17.html\">LINK
  • CA: San Mateo County - Vice mayor's lead shrinks to 11 votes http://www.smdailyjourna...e_preview.php?id=51150\">LINK
  • CA: State official [Secretary of State] to seek full term http://www.mercurynews.c...alifornia/13189650.htm\">LINK
  • CO: Hand count of ballot required in 10 counties (ES&S Optech Eagle III-P) http://www.rockymountain...RMN_15_4245675,00.html\">LINK
  • CO: State asks 10 counties for manual vote recount http://www.gjsentinel.co.../16/11_17_1b_gigi.html\">LINK
  • CT: Write-In Recount Ordered in North Branford http://www.theday.com/en...41A5-BA21-3EC09929C5A3\">LINK
  • GA: Criticism of Voting Law Was Overruled. Justice Dept. Backed Georgia Measure Despite Fears of Discrimination http://www.washingtonpos...R2005111602504_pf.html\">LINK
  • GA: Bush DoJ Political Appointee Overruled Staff Recommended Rejection of GA's Voter Photo ID Law... http://www.bradblog.com/archives/00002032.htm\">LINK
  • IA: North Liberty candidate wants recount http://www.hawkcentral.c...1/511160307/1079/HAWKS\">LINK
  • IL: Peoria - Board considers voting machine options http://www.pjstar.com/st...TRI_B85C1OTJ.007.shtml\">LINK
  • IL: McDonough County - State must OK McDonough voting change http://www.pjstar.com/st...REG_B85D9HF3.033.shtml\">LINK
  • IL: McDonough County - County board members look at revamped voting http://www.macombjournal...5/11/17/news/news5.txt\">LINK
  • MA: Poll workers are guardians of democracy http://www2.townonline.c...ew.bg?articleid=369241\">LINK
  • MN: Winona County - Voting machines work well http://www.winonadailyne...1/17/news/01voting.txt\">LINK
  • MO: Cooper County - Election improvements could result in fewer polling locations http://www.boonvilledail...5/11/17/news/news3.txt\">LINK
  • NJ: Essex County - The vote is in for a new voting machine: Freeholders choose the Sequoia Advantage for Essex elections http://www.montclairtime...om/page.php?page=10827\">LINK
  • NJ: Parsippany - Court filing challenges Parsippany mayoral race (Sequoia Advantage) http://www.dailyrecord.c.../NEWS01/511170329/1005\">LINK
  • NJ: Holmdel - Berk will seek vote recount in Holmdel http://www.app.com/apps/.../NEWS01/511170503/1004\">LINK
  • NY: Troy - GOP calls for revote in Troy http://www.timesunion.co...38;newsdate=11/17/2005\">LINK
  • NY: Opinion - New York State League of Women Voters Supports the Optical Scan Voting System http://www.antonnews.com...pinion/leagueoped.html\">LINK
  • NY: Asian Americans Face Barriers At Seven Local Polling Stations http://www.zwire.com/sit...t_id=152944&rfi=6\">LINK
  • OH: Hamilton County - How your ballot dodged many a bullet http://news.enquirer.com...05/511170324/1009/EDIT\">LINK
  • OH: Montgomery County - Votes won't count in Carlisle precinct http://www.middletownjou...7carlisleelection.html\">LINK
  • OH: Democracy Breakin': Ohio's Electric Boogaloo http://www.bradblog.com/archives/00002030.htm\">LINK
  • SC: Georgetown County - New deputy registrars to reach potential Georgetown voters http://www.myrtlebeachon...ews/local/13190332.htm\">LINK
  • TX: Fort Bend County - DOJ Push For Voting Rights Agreement Puzzles Officials http://www.fortbendnow.c...zzles-county-officials\">LINK
  • TX: Dallas County - DA looks into reports of voting irregularities http://www.dallasnews.co...Edition2.17861176.html\">LINK
  • TX: Cherokee County - County soon to have new voting machines http://www.jacksonvillep.../11/17/news/news03.txt\">LINK
  • UT: Spanish Fork - Slim loser seeks recount http://deseretnews.com/d...1249,635161843,00.html\">LINK
  • WA: King County - Voter-challenge errors mount http://seattletimes.nwso...368_challenges16m.html\">LINK
  • INternational: Montreal, Canada - Machines let us down http://www.canada.com/mo...4c6d-b74b-a074440f2030\">LINK
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