By John Gideon on 1/6/2006, 5:42pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Today there is a mixed-bag of news and opinion. We have more on Connecticut canceling plans to purchase Danaher machines because Danaher could not get anything federally qualified. There is also additional information on the hold-up in New Mexico due to the temporary restraining order that is stopping the state from buying Sequoia DREs. Virginia's legislature is getting closer to putting the state into the vvpat column. And Debra Bowen, in California, is going to hold hearings on open source voting. In the meantime, those of who have responded to the Action Alert from VoteTrustUSA have been making a lot of great noise! Keep it up! 12,272 Emails and 1620 letters sent so far!...

  • NAtional: Robert Fisher: Voting machines, bills will take away our voting rights LINK
  • AR: Washington County - Election Commission chooses new touch-screen voting machines LINK
  • AZ: Prop 200: Voters now must show specific kinds of identification LINK
  • AZ: Activists upstage Jan Brewer at re-election announcement LINK
  • AZ: Secretary of state vows to update voting laws, technology LINK
  • CA: Opinion - Don't Strangle E-Voting With Paper (Misguided, misinformed tripe from a conservative think-tank) LINK
  • CA: Commentary: Hanging chads were better than this LINK
  • CA: Bowen Announces Hearings On 'Open Source' Voting Software Issue For February or March LINK
  • CO: Boulder County - Citizens' voting comments in LINK
  • CO: El Paso County - Plenty of ballots, but not at right spots LINK
  • CT: Editorial - Electronic voting decision correct LINK
  • CT: Secretary of state says voting machine company misled her (Danaher) LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - New equipment makes voting machine call inevitable LINK
  • MN: Mille Lacs County - New election voting machines to aid disabled LINK
  • NC: Opinion - Is good old paper the way to go? LINK
  • NC: Moore County - County Must Act to Buy Vote System LINK
  • NC: Pitt County - New voting machines should shorten Election Day wait LINK
  • NC: Robeson County - New voting machines easier for handicapped LINK
  • NC: Vance County - Voting system costs jump LINK
  • NM: Agreement Reached On Voting Machine Purchase Freeze LINK
  • NY: Voting machine debate needs more facts LINK
  • NY: Monroe County - Voting's future on display LINK
  • NY: Wayne County - Wayne officials wary of voting changes LINK
  • PA: Schuylkill County - Schuylkill voters view the electronic ballot of their future LINK
  • TN: Shelby County ? Opinion - New machines to help avoid voting irregularities LINK
  • VA: Bi-Partisan Legislative Panel Recommends Paper Ballots and Audits LINK
  • VA: Panel urges paper record of electronic votes LINK
  • VA: Lynchburg -13,000 ballots ordered for special election LINK
  • WA: Right to vote remains alive and well in county LINK
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