By John Gideon on 2/16/2006, 5:07pm PT  

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

The news today is full of news from Maryland in regards to the letter from Gov. Ehrlich to the State Elections Board. Is this another nail in Diebold's coffin? The fact that they have raised their maintenance charges 1000% over four years is astonishing. Also, counties in Pennsylvania are still trying to decide what they can do in the aftermath of the court decision of earlier in the week. And, the DoJ has given their opinion to Connecticut and they have promised to work with them to meet HAVA mandates....

  • NAtional: How much do localities spend on elections? LINK
  • AL: Montgomery - Changes Coming to Montgomery Voting Booths LINK
  • CA: California takes up transparency, open source voting LINK
  • CO: Denver - All-mail voting sought this fall LINK
  • CT: Feds question use of mechanical voting machines LINK
  • MD: Documents show Maryland held election, primary on uncertified, illegal Diebold voting machines LINK
  • MD: Maryland's Republican Governor Issues Devastating Blow to Diebold! LINK
  • MD: Maryland on the Verge of Major Election Reform LINK
  • MD: Ehrlich wary of voting method LINK
  • MD: Opinion - The criminal constituency LINK
  • MD: Ehrlich Says Md. Unprepared for Voting LINK
  • MD: AP - Gov.: Maryland Not Ready to Hold Elections LINK
  • MN: Kandiyohi County - County is one of 30 counties in state to receive funds for voting equipment LINK
  • MS: Lee County - More voting machine funds if Barbour signs legislation LINK
  • MS: Winston County - Clark unveils voting machines LINK
  • NC: New voting machines bring plenty of questions LINK
  • PA: Court ruling stops voting machine orders LINK
  • PA: The voting-machine mess: A government fiasco LINK
  • PA: Bucks County - Rally pushes for paper proof of voters' choice LINK
  • PA: Lackawanna County - Government casts its vote for needless election risks LINK
  • PA: Monroe County - Judge offers new life to old voting machines LINK
  • PA: Luzerne County - Dual vote methods possible. A Commonwealth Court ruling threatens Luzerne County's plan to go all-electronic in 2006. LINK
  • PA: Venango County - Venango signs voting machine deal (ES&S) LINK
  • TX: Denton County - New voting machines unveiled (Hart eSlate) LINK
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