By John Gideon on 12/16/2005, 5:30pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

The news today, for a great part, was about Diebold and the lawsuits and Leon Co. test failure. The news day ended with the news that Volusia Co., Florida has decided to join Leon Co. in dumping their Diebold machines. How many counties will be joining in the march away from Diebold? The Ohio House of Representatives was not able to agree on part of the regressive HB3 legislation. It was not a disagreement over disenfranchisement of voters, or making it near impossible for anyone to request a recount, or restricting voter registration drives. It was a disagreement between Republicans over whether local government employees should be able to donate to their bosses political campaigns....

  • NAtional: Foxnews.com not reporting Diebold AP story out of Florida LINK
  • NAtional: Avi Ruben - The Dirty Little Secrets of Voting System Testing Labs LINK
  • NAtional: Diebold sued by investors LINK
  • NAtional: Diebold says two securities suits filed LINK
  • CA: Humboldt County - Area voting machines could have flaws LINK
  • CO: Colorado faces a serious election problem. LINK
  • CT: Middletown - Judge grants re-vote stay LINK
  • FL: New Voter Registration Moves Allow For Fool-Proof Voting In FL LINK
  • FL: Bush skeptical of voting test but will study Sancho's complaint LINK
  • FL: Voting machines won't be retested, state officials say LINK
  • FL: Opinion - No excuses for gaps in election security. OUR OPINION: TESTS SHOW FLAWS IN SYSTEM, NEED FOR PAPER TRAIL LINK
  • FL: Lawsuits Dismissed Alleging Voter Fraud Against ACORN LINK
  • FL: State Says New Voter Registration List Ready LINK
  • FL: Manufacturer disputes voting machine tests LINK
  • FL: Leon County - Florida Elections Director Now Believes '2000 Presidential Election Hacked'! LINK
  • FL: Leon County - Sancho to scrap voting machines LINK
  • FL: Volusia County to get new voting machines LINK
  • FL: Volusia County, FL Dumps Diebold Too! LINK
  • FL: Volusia County - Can vote machine be hacked? LINK
  • FL: Volusia County - Volusia to decide future of its system LINK
  • FL: Volusia County - Co. Casting Ballot For New Voting Machines LINK
  • IL: Peoria - New voting machines will be expensive LINK
  • IL: Macon County - Voters will be greeted with changes in time for March elections LINK
  • IN: Allen County - $1.2M in hand for new voting machines LINK
  • IN: St. Joseph County - Officials observe voting device (AutoMark) LINK
  • MN: Fillmore County - County to contribute to voting equipment; lowers fee to sites LINK
  • NC: Vance (Co.) to buy voting machines (ES&S Op-scan) LINK
  • NC: Carteret County - Optical scan has Carteret board's vote (ES&S Op-scan) LINK
  • NJ: Middlesex - Farkas seeks ruling on council election. Sequoia machines missed 28 ballots. LINK
  • NV: Failure to communicate. Voter registration system delay strains the relationship between the secretary of state and county clerks LINK
  • NY: Monroe County - County stands to lose $20 million in federal aid LINK
  • OH: Ohio election bill hits roadblock. Republican lawmakers question ONLY portion of the bill that limits contributions by local government workers to their bosses campaigns. LINK
  • OH: Editorial - Try again on Ohio vote reform (HB3) LINK
  • PA: Armstrong County - Commissioners OK spending voting funds to upgrade equipment at polls LINK
  • PA: Bucks County - Test drive falls short LINK
  • PA: Bucks County - Board passes resolution to protect voters LINK
  • PA: Montgomery County � County to Update Voting Machines LINK
  • PA: Lebanon County - County panel makes choice (AccuPoll) LINK
  • TN: Shelby County - Q & A: Gregory Duckett, Chairman of the Shelby County Election Commission (Misinformation and misleading statements) LINK
  • VA: Editorial - Shadow of Doubt LINK
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