By John Gideon on 3/7/2006, 5:50pm PT  

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

Today is election day for state primaries or local elections in Texas, New Mexico, California, Missouri and probably elsewhere. There have been very little reports of problems so far but those will probably come in late tonight and tomorrow. One county in Nevada announced that they cannot afford to buy voting machines for all precincts so one precinct will have to be all-mail in their August primary. Forcing counties to use voting machines is a good idea?...

  • NAtional: Diebold revises fourth-quarter earnings down LINK
  • NAtional: Making Democracy Transparent LINK
  • AR: Ashley County - May Voters Will Have Option to Use Touch Screen Systems LINK
  • CA: Alameda County - E-vote pioneer will return to paper ballots (Vote-PAD) LINK
  • CA: San Francisco - A voting machine company chosen by San Francisco to process ballots for the June primary election still has not received state certification (Sequoia) LINK
  • CO: Expert: Make vote software public LINK
  • CO: Boulder County - Hart only bidder LINK
  • CO: Denver - Council OKs funds for machines LINK
  • FL: Opinion - For secure elections. Our Opinion: Safeguarding the Ballot Builds Voter Confidence LINK
  • FL: Opinion - Election official hammered for telling the truth (Ion Sancho) LINK
  • GA: Georgia Senate Votes 51-0 for 'Paper Trail' Plan... LINK
  • GA: Opinion - Elections may get even more secure LINK
  • GA: Gwinnett County - Equipment and ballot purchases approved for Gwinnett elections LINK
  • IN: St. Joseph County - Thousands to get new polling place. St. Joseph County officials deem 28 sites unusable. LINK
  • MD: Voting system revamp possible LINK
  • MD: Voting bill may clear House LINK
  • MD: Ehrlich backs paper ballots LINK
  • MS: Washington County - New voting machines a hot topic LINK
  • NV: White Pine County - Ruth voting to be mail-in LINK
  • NY: Department of Justice Moves for Preliminary Injunction LINK
  • NY: Local commissioner joins voting-reform suit LINK
  • NY: Opinion - The vote's in - Albany failed LINK
  • NY: Voting machines: Now is the time to break the law LINK
  • OH: Ross County - New voting measures bring financial burden LINK
  • OH: Urbana - Paper ballots to be used in recall voting (hand counted) LINK
  • PA: Paperless Voting is Easy. Democracy is Hard. LINK
  • TX: Tom DeLay in Primary Battle Today, Election Machine Stolen Over the Weekend LINK
  • TX: VoteRescue Acts to Save Vanishing Voting Rights with Hand-Counted Paper Ballots in Citizens's Parallel Election LINK
  • TX: Kerr County - Primary election is today (In early voting a total of 3,134 votes were cast but only 40 voters chose to use DREs, the rest used paper and op-scans) LINK
  • TX: Kilgore - Kilgore to get a bloated May ballot LINK
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