By John Gideon on 2/17/2006, 7:59pm PT  

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

In California, SoS Bruce McPherson reached down and deep and certified Diebold for use in the state with some conditions. Note that there has still been no report from the federal ITA that was asked to reinspect the Diebold memory card. At the same time, in Maryland, Diebold and Linda Lamone have taken to ignoring the truth, or misrepresenting it as they ignore proof of lost votes in elections and try to assure voters that there are no problems. And good news from New Mexico where the state legislature has passed a voter verified paper ballot bill....

  • NAtional: Voter databases must be secured, report says LINK
  • CA: Secretary of State Bruce McPherson Grants Certification to Diebold with Conditions LINK
  • CA: California Secretary of State Certifies, With Conditions, Diebold Touch Screen and Optical Scan Voting Systems for 2006 Elections LINK
  • CA: Elections chief questions use of electronic voting LINK
  • CA: Hearing probes 'scary' voting machines LINK
  • CA: Santa Cruz County Opinion - As We See It: Mail-in voting a sign of the times. LINK
  • CO: Larimer County - Unfunded mandate would cost the county LINK
  • FL: Leon County - Sancho sets own deadline LINK
  • IN: Bartholomew County - Officials eye new, old voting machine mix LINK
  • MD: Voting System Defended As Nation's Best (By Diebold and Linda Lamone) LINK
  • MD: Md. officials worry about voting system LINK
  • MD: Md. Official Resists Call to Change Voting System (Linda Lamone) LINK
  • MD: Ehrlich voting proposal decried LINK
  • NM: Paper Ballot Victory In New Mexico LINK
  • NM: Paper Ballot Bill Among Those that Clear Legislature in Final Hours LINK
  • NY: New York faces DOJ suit over voter accessibility law LINK
  • PA: Team 4 Investigates Electronic Voting LINK
  • PA: Voting suit headed to Pa. high court LINK
  • PA: Armstrong County - Commissioners caught in legal quandary LINK
  • PA: Bucks County - CVI braces for decision on voting machines LINK
  • PA: Carbon County - Carbon hopes to avoid voter 'mass confusion' LINK
  • PA: Delaware County - County unveils new electronic voting machines (910 Danaher 1242) LINK
  • PA: Delaware County - Editorial: Voting-machine race is still up in the air LINK
  • PA: Luzerne County - Ruling puts counties, including Luzerne, in limbo LINK
  • PA: Washington County - Washington Co. buys touch-screen voting machines (700 Diebolds) LINK
  • TX: Wichita County - Vendor expects to be ready to go (ES&S iVotronic) LINK
  • WA: King County - County election trouble not yet fixed LINK
  • WV: Kanawha County - Putting fee on May ballot nixed LINK
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