By John Gideon on 1/12/2006, 5:15pm PT  

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

Today has been a very busy day as you can see from the length of this list. It was announced that the lawsuit in New Mexico is being joined by 6 more plaintiffs and then the Governor announced that he wants to do away with all of the paperless DREs and move to optical-scan only. Boulder Co., Colorado decided to scrap their plans to purchase new voting machines because there is nothing out there that can be trusted to do as advertised. The Montgomery Co., PA lawsuit has been sent to state court. The DoJ has announced that they may be filing a suit against the state of New York for not complying with HAVA. And the Georgia House passed, in a heated floor debate, another voter ID bill. Those of you who have responded to the Action Alert from VoteTrustUSA have sent 15,242 emails to the EAC along with 1875 letters demanding the ITA be made to do their job....

  • NAtional: Accessibility For All Voters - Has It Arrived? LINK
  • NAtional: It's been a long trek since Nov. 2, 2004 --- now getting shorter LINK
  • NAtional: In some cases, it's not the voters who count, it's the counters LINK
  • AL: Dallas County - Voting machine cost an issue LINK
  • AL: Marengo County - Polling places could change LINK
  • AR: Ballots secrecy concerns board LINK
  • AZ: Computer Scientist Releases Report on Maricopa County Voting Machine Problems LINK
  • CA: Bay Area - Counties push for mail-only vote. Machine problems causing anxiety as June election nears LINK
  • CA: California Secretary of State Releases Report on Voting System Monitoring LINK
  • CO: Boulder County - Election about-face LINK
  • CO: Boulder County - County delays voting machine purchase LINK
  • CO: El Paso County - County releases election 'autopsy' with few specifics LINK
  • CT: Connecticut State Officials Attempt To Change the Subject LINK
  • FL: Osceola County - Editorial: Change not needed LINK
  • GA: House approves new voter ID requirements LINK
  • IA: Franklin County Gets $100,455 for New Voting Machines LINK
  • MA: State voting decree irks small towns LINK
  • MA: Cheshire - State voting decree irks small towns LINK
  • NC: Voting machine race in full swing LINK
  • NC: Duplin County - Duplin voting machine cost might be lower LINK
  • NC: Orange County - Voters unsure of electronic machines LINK
  • NM: Gov. Wants Standardized Paper Ballots Statewide LINK
  • NM: Richardson Calls For Paper Ballots Statewide LINK
  • NM: PACE New Mexico and others join the Lopategui vs. Vigil-Giron lawsuit. LINK
  • NY: Speak Now or Forever Question Your Vote LINK
  • NY: U.S. Threatens to Sue Albany Over Voting LINK
  • NY: Feds threaten to sue state over voting machine delay LINK
  • NY: HAVA failings imperil state LINK
  • NY: Officials head to Rochester LINK
  • OH: An Electoral System You Can Count On LINK
  • PA: Court's voting device ruling to affect state LINK
  • PA: Bucks County - League of Women Voters to host voting machine forums LINK
  • PA: Westmoreland County - Statewide rule sought on voting machines LINK
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