By John Gideon on 12/5/2005, 5:06pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

The Colorado SoS announced today that 10 counties may have to procure new voting machines. Their ES&S and Sequoia Optech Eagle III-P precinct scanners did not properly count the votes in last month's election and a hand recount in the 10 counties resulted in two races being changed. Is this just an excuse to force the counties to buy DREs? I dunno but these are precinct based optical scan machines and they were being used, in part, to count absentee and mail-in ballots. ...

  • NAtional: Fixing the Game http://www.nytimes.com/2...05/opinion/05mon1.html\">LINK
  • AR: Washington County - County to demonstrate new voting systems on Tuesday http://nwanews.com/nwat/News/35078/\">LINK
  • CA: Plan to ease voting slowed by test delay http://www.contracostati...ews/state/13325590.htm\">LINK
  • CO: A better plan needed for primaries http://www.rockymountain..._23970_4289200,00.html\">LINK
  • CO: State's eye on vote scanners http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_3279155\">LINK
  • CO: Ten Counties May Need New Voting Machines http://cbs4denver.com/to...l_story_339145705.html\">LINK
  • CT: Editorial - Vote Shortage Is Suspicious http://www.courant.com/n...c-headlines-editorials\">LINK
  • FL: Palm Beach County - Ballot paper trail unlikely in '06, Palm Beach elections chief says http://www.sun-sentinel....ry?coll=sfla-news-palm\">LINK
  • FL: Volusia County - Editorial - Stand ground. Don't give in to state's dawdling for Diebold http://www.news-journalo...ls/03OpOPN42120505.htm\">LINK
  • IA: Lee County - Voting equipment arrives in Lee County (ES&S) http://www.thehawkeye.co.../stories/ln7_1204.html\">LINK
  • IA: Henry County - Henry Co. near compliance (Diebold TSx) LINK
  • KS: Kansas City - KC voting booth will look different in 2006 http://www.kansascity.co.../politics/13321901.htm\">LINK
  • MD: Every vote counts LINK
  • MN: Opinion SoS Mary Kiffmeyer - Protecting election integrity
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  • NC: N.C. must redouble efforts to iron out problems with electronic voting process http://www.citizen-times...PINION01/51202029/1006\">LINK
  • NC: Mecklenburg County - Early voting at mall debated http://www.charlotte.com...ews/local/13329703.htm\">LINK
  • NC: Banned E-voting Machines Specially OK'd in North Carolina LINK
  • NE: Gale touts electronic voting http://www.nptelegraph.c...t_id=531813&rfi=6\">LINK
  • NY: Proposed election reforms draw criticisms
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  • OH: Court Allows Historic Voting Rights Action to Proceed against Ohio Governor and Secretary of State; Non-Partisan Lawsuit Seeks to Redress Constitutional Defects in the Ohio Elections http://home.businesswire...06032&newsLang=en\">LINK
  • OH: Highlights of proposed Senate changes to election bill http://www.ohio.com/mld/...onjournal/13335104.htm\">LINK
  • OH: Judge allows lawsuit challenging adequacy of Ohio election system http://www.ohio.com/mld/...ews/state/13335226.htm\">LINK
  • VA: 2 Camps Turn Focus to Rules In Va. Recount http://www.washingtonpos...4/AR2005120401006.html\">LINK
  • VA: Opinion - Digital voting fears are grounded in facts (This is an excellent article) http://www.roanoke.com/n...s/forum/wb/wb/xp-43263\">LINK
  • WA: Grant County - Counting up the memories http://www.columbiabasin..._life/basin_life01.txt\">LINK
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