By John Gideon on 3/8/2006, 5:32pm PT  

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

It's been a busy day today. Lot's of news from Texas where they had their statewide primary yesterday and they had some problems; nothing too big though. Many Texas counties gave the voters a choice between voting electronic and voting on paper. It sure looks like a majority of the voters chose paper. And in Florida, Ion Sancho has decided to take action against Diebold in court so he is suing them for breach of contract. Meanwhile TrueVoteMD has released documents that purportedly prove that Diebold has violated state law and failed in elections....

  • NAtional: Professor tells lawmakers paper print-out of votes needed LINK
  • CA: San Benito County - Electronic Voting Comes to SBC LINK
  • CA: San Francisco County - Talks fail over voting machines. City lacks contract with Oakland firm for June primary (Sequoia) LINK
  • CA: San Francisco County - San Francisco Stays All Paper LINK
  • CA: Diebold's Revenge LINK
  • CO: Editorial - Vote machines on quick ship LINK
  • CO: Boulder County - Should Sunshine rule? LINK
  • CO: Chaffee County - Commissioners approve buying new vote machines LINK
  • FL: No conspiarcy needed to support paper trail LINK
  • FL: Alachua County - Mastrodicasa, Henry win seats (Problems reported with Diebold and modems) LINK
  • FL: Leon County � Legal Proceedings Launched Against Diebold In Florida! LINK
  • FL: Leon County - Ion Sancho Fights Back LINK
  • FL: Leon County - Thank you, Ion Sancho, guardian of voting integrity LINK
  • FL: Leon County - Sancho having trouble buying machines LINK
  • GA: Opinion - Paper voting trail a good proposal LINK
  • IN: St Joseph County - Polling place decision due today LINK
  • MD: TrueVoteMD Releases Documents Detailing Diebold Failures, Violations of State Law LINK
  • MD: Opinion - Our say: Voting switch likelier to cause problems than avoid them LINK
  • NY: Vote machine fiasco ripped LINK
  • NY: Cayuga County - County looking for more space LINK
  • NY: Ulster County - The future of voting LINK
  • PA: Centre County - County picks machines for May vote. Optical scan or touch-screen systems approved to be leased (ES&S) LINK
  • PA: Northampton County - Northampton voters challenge machine purchase (AVS WINvote) LINK
  • PA: Westmoreland County - Officials prepare for primary (ES&S iVotronic) LINK
  • TX: Most voters give the system a thumbs up (It's apparent that where voters are given a choice between e-voting and paper they go to the paper) LINK
  • TX: Galveston County - New voting system, same problems (Hart eSlate and eScan) LINK
  • TX: Jefferson County - Voting woes mar debut of electronic ballots (ES&S iVotronic) LINK
  • TX: Jefferson County - Confusion mars new voting process LINK
  • TX: Potter and Randall Counties - Electronic voting goes smoothly - not tallying (Potter � ES&S iVotronic Randall � Hart eSlate) LINK
  • TX: Robertson County - Robertson County vote tallies delayed (ES&S AutoMark) LINK
  • TX: Tom Green County - Computer problems delay election returns (Hart eScan) LINK
  • TX: Tom Green County - Election official: Paper ballots will stay despite delays LINK
  • TX: Webb County - Cuellar defeats Rodriguez in congressional grudge match (Counting problems � ES&S) LINK
  • TX: Webb and Bexar County - 'Glitches' get blame in Webb (ES&S) LINK
  • TX: Willacy County - Tracking the primary elections (The county claims the new touch screens are a huge hit but only 30% of the voters are choosing to use them) LINK
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