By John Gideon on 11/18/2005, 8:07pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Today it appears that California has decided to change their procedures for certifying voting systems so those procedures favor certification of the Diebold TSx. At the same time a lawsuit has been filed against favors to Diebold in North Carolina.

From Georgia we learn that the chief sponsor of Georgia's voter identification law told the Justice Department that if black people in her district "are not paid to vote, they don't go to the polls," and that if fewer blacks vote as a result of the new law, it is only because it would end such voting fraud. And DoJ staff recommended that the Attorney General object to this law, but the AG ignored that advice and he gave his approval. Last month a judge suspended the law because it represents a poll-tax....

  • National: Margaret Kimberley: Ohio vote theft, now and forever http://www.chicagodefend...ary.cfm?ArticleID=2934\">LINK
  • AZ: My opinion Jim Kiser: All-mail voting deserves debate http://www.azstarnet.com/allheadlines/103044\">LINK
  • CA: Will California send Diebold packing before Turkey Day? http://rawstory.com/news...cking_before_1118.html\">LINK
  • CA: Sec. of State Disbands Voting Panel, Leans Toward Reversal of Previous Stance Against Diebold! http://www.bradblog.com/archives/00002038.htm\">LINK
  • GA: Peach County - Fort Valley candidate challenges election http://www.macon.com/mld...ton_peach/13197377.htm\">LINK
  • GA: Voter ID memo stirs tension http://www.ajc.com/metro...tro/1105/18natvra.html\">LINK
  • IA: Davenport - Candidates want recounts in city races http://www.qctimes.net/a...740fe1f47033021199.txt\">LINK
  • IN: '06 election already rigged. District maps are drawn to keep congressional races uncompetitive http://www.fortwayne.com.../politics/13201039.htm\">LINK
  • MD: State, voter advocates settle suit http://www.gazette.net/s...%20s194914_31908.shtml\">LINK
  • MD: Verify, verify, verify http://www.gazette.net/s...iiss165415_31894.shtml\">LINK
  • MI: Detroit - Currie hired ex-con kin, pals http://www.detnews.com/2...0511/18/A01-386420.htm\">LINK
  • MO: Callaway County - Funds awarded to improve voter independence at polls (Another mis-informed reporter reporting statements made by mis-informed elections officials) http://www.fultonsun.com.../18/news/043news12.txt\">LINK
  • MO: Pulsaki County - Grant will help pay for county voting machines http://www.pulaskicounty...5/11/18/pcd/news02.txt\">LINK
  • MO: Randolph County - Funds up to $76,300 for Randolph County to improve elections http://www.moberlymonito...5/11/18/news/news2.txt\">LINK
  • NC: Press Release - Diebold Attempts to Evade Election Transparency Laws http://www.eff.org/news/\">LINK
  • NJ: Franklin Township – Judge orders recount for Franklin http://www.nj.com/news/g...150570.xml&coll=8\">LINK
  • NY: Opinion - Try again. Grant local authority in calling a revote in balloting disputes http://www.democratandch...511180386/1041/OPINION\">LINK
  • OH: Miami County – Deputy elections director fired in Miami http://www.daytondailyne...ly/1118mielection.html\">LINK
  • OH: Lucas County - Election meal leaves sour taste. Commissioners flip over cost of controversial breakfast http://toledoblade.com/a...51118/NEWS09/511180431\">LINK
  • PA: Allegheny County - Voting machines put to the test http://pittsburghlive.co...ttsburgh/s_395769.html\">LINK
  • PA: Montgomery County - Montco struggles to equip polls http://www.mcall.com/new...ewslocalquakertown-hed\">LINK
  • VA: The real heroes of an election are those who run the precincts http://www.timesdispatch...s&s=1045855935174\">LINK
  • WA: King County - GOP may need to find homes of contested voters http://seattletimes.nwso...944_challenges18m.html\">LINK
  • WA: King County - Elections: Vigilante posse http://seattlepi.nwsourc.../248790_vigilanted.asp\">LINK
  • International: Antigua and Barbuda - Voting machines on show for commission http://www.antiguasun.co...11182005&ac=Local\">LINK
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