By John Gideon on 3/15/2006, 5:02pm PT  

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

In Palm Beach Co. Florida the headline reads, "Voting smooth despite glitches" yet we find that at times two of three DREs in one precinct were not working, cards got stuck in machines, and cards were being rejected as 'invalid'. And victory in Leon County as Ion Sancho gets a unanimous vote of confidence from the county commission. This, in no small part, due to the thousands of emails sent to the commission by Ion's supporters all over the country. Gov. Rendell of Pennsylvania vetoed the state legislature's voter ID bill. Meanwhile Arizona is looking into forcing those who vote-by-mail to provide a copy of their ID in the mail with their ballot....

  • NAtional: Voting Systems Batch Test Results � Reliability LINK
  • NAtional: Perspective: Another year of vote-counting anxiety? LINK
  • AZ: Those who vote by mail may need to show ID, too LINK
  • CA: Alameda County - County tries to develop voting plan (Scrap DREs for optical-scan) LINK
  • CA: Orange County - Big Tab Covers Voting Device Retrofit. O.C. supervisors approve $12 million to fit 9,000 machines so voters can get their required printouts. (Hart eSlate) LINK
  • CO: Boulder County - System test-drive crucial LINK
  • CT: Clinton - GOP's 6th Recount Counts LINK
  • FL: Stop the Election Day cheating --- or it will spread further LINK
  • FL: Senate panel OKs bill to expand early voting LINK
  • FL: Leon County - Sancho gets OK to seek a deal. Elections chief gets vote of confidence LINK
  • FL: Leon County - Ion Sancho Receives Unanimous 'Vote of Confidence' from Leon County Commissioners LINK
  • FL: Palm Beach County - Voting smooth despite glitches LINK
  • FL: Palm Beach County - Touch-screen system passes test this time in Palm Beach County LINK
  • FL: Palm Beach County - Despite glitch with electronic voting machines, all is well in Wilton Manors LINK
  • IL: Cook County - Early voting, new machines top ballot LINK
  • IN: Vanderburgh County - New polling places approved LINK
  • MN: St Louis County - County gets voting machines for use by disabled people LINK
  • MS: Neshoba County - Precinct consolidation headed to Justice after public hearing LINK
  • NC: A small (we hope) problem with voting machines (As in Ohio bad ES&S PCMCIA cards appear) LINK
  • NE: Dodge County - County uses new voting terminals (AutoMark) LINK
  • NM: Cibola County - County clerk is subject of investigation LINK
  • NM: Santa Fe - Ousted councilor seeks recount LINK
  • NY: State plans to install some voting devices by Sept. LINK
  • PA: Rendell vetoes GOP's voter ID legislation LINK
  • PA: Counties told to move on machines (AVS and ES&S cannot deliver in time) LINK
  • PA: Allegheny County - On the South Side, voters pull levers for last time LINK
  • PA: Bucks County - County to decide on voting machines (Danaher though they probably cannot be delivered in time for primary) LINK
  • PA: Centre County - Two types of voting machines to replace punch-card system LINK
  • PA: Chester County - County changing voting system? LINK
  • PA: Luzerne County - Company chosen by county says it can't provide voting machines (ES&S) LINK
  • PA: Luzerne County - Voting method uncertain. County officials consider options after company says it can't provide enough electronic machines in time for vote. (ES&S) LINK
  • PA: Luzerne County - Voting machine talks break down (ES&S) LINK
  • PA: Somerset County - Company demonstrates voting machines LINK
  • TN: Dickson County - County to purchase voting machines (Hart eSlate) LINK
  • TX: Jefferson County - New count, same outcome LINK
  • TX: Jefferson County - Election officials try to work out bugs (ES&S) LINK
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