By John Gideon on 12/1/2005, 7:41pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

In an almost expected turn of events Diebold was certified to be used in North Carolina today. This happened without meeting state code that requires inspection, for security purposes, of their source code. Essentially they lost in court because they were told they could not get a waiver from state law so the state gave them the waiver anyway and they are attempting to get away with this by making the same offer to other vendors....

  • NAtional: Uncertainty clouds future of e-vote tests http://www.insidebayarea...m/localnews/ci_3268257\">LINK
  • NAtional: AP Reports On Voting Technology! Wire Service Mentions GAO Report --- and it only took 'em Six Weeks!! (Sure, they only give it one sentence, but we'll take it!) http://www.bradblog.com/archives/00002101.htm\">LINK
  • CA: California voting summit shuts out voting reform advocates; Panels appear stacked with electronic voting proponents http://rawstory.com/news...s_out_voting_1201.html\">LINK
  • CA: Election Reform Activists Locked Out of California SoS Summit on Electronic Voting! http://www.bradblog.com/archives/00002104.htm\">LINK
  • CA: Editorial - A hacker's touch http://www.sfgate.com/cg.../12/01/EDG5TG04SL1.DTL\">LINK
  • CA: Opinion - On voting machines, California registrars know best http://www.shns.com/shns...OTINGMACHINES-12-01-05\">LINK
  • CA: Diebold Gets Free Passes In Both California And North Carolina? http://www.techdirt.com/...051201/1548203_F.shtml\">LINK
  • MN: Opinion - Machines undermine power of vote http://miva.sctimes.com/...ge.mv+1+opinion+329517\">LINK
  • MN: Special Elections During Christmas Holidays Designed to Suppress Voter Turnout, Says Candidate For Minn. Secretary of State http://releases.usnewswi...etRelease.asp?id=57444\">LINK
  • NC: 'Immaculate Certification'! Diebold Allowed In North Carolina After All! http://www.bradblog.com/archives/00002105.htm\">LINK
  • NC: Diebold among winning bidders for N.C. voting equipment sales http://www.charlotte.com...ews/local/13304893.htm\">LINK
  • NC: Vote is in on new ballot-machine vendors http://www.charlotte.com...ies/union/13298498.htm\">LINK
  • NJ: Middlesex County - Election Recount Reaffirms Choi's Victory In Edison (18 of 80 Sequoia Advantage's registered fewer votes that voters who voted on them) http://www.thnt.com/apps...01/NEWS/512010450/1001\">LINK
  • PA: Luzerne County - Committee recommends electronic-voting machine (Danaher 1242) http://www.citizensvoice...t_id=455154&rfi=6\">LINK
  • PA: Northhampton County - Northampton County panel meets without notice http://www.mcall.com/new...ll-newslocaleaston-hed\">LINK
  • PA: Cumberland County - Recount results expected today (ES&S Machine Failure) http://www.cumberlink.co.../12/01/news/news03.txt\">LINK
  • VA: Editorial - No way to follow a paper trail http://www.roanoke.com/e...torials/wb/wb/xp-42770\">LINK
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