By John Gideon on 3/28/2006, 8:31pm PT  

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

Jefferson Co. Texas had so many problems with their ES&S voting machines in their primary that they have asked for the system to be fixed. They are withholding final payment until that happens. They also have a runoff election to hold and now ES&S is refusing to program their machines for that election until they get final payment. Typical ES&S service with a smile. In Utah Emery County election chief, Bruce Funk, is threatening to resign rather than use the counties Diebold machines. Meanwhile in Illinois the cry to not pay any further funds to Sequoia and the questions about their Venezuelan ownership are getting louder....

  • NAtional: Port Ludlow inventor helps disabled vote in private LINK
  • NAtional: Primary voting-machine troubles raise concerns for '06 LINK
  • NAtional: USA TODAY Front Page Report on E-Voting Machine Problems! LINK
  • NAtional: Punch Cards Out, Paper Trails In LINK
  • IL: Chicago - Aldermen: No payments to machine company http://www.suntimes.com/...ct/cst-nws-vote28.html\" target="_blank">LINK
  • IL: Chicago - Chicago election commission may withhold payments to voting machine vendor LINK
  • IL: Chicago - Punch Cards Out, Paper Trails In LINK
  • IL: Chicago - Officials want to withhold payments to voting machine vendor LINK
  • IL: Chicago - City finishes counting ballots LINK
  • IL: Cook County - Week later, almost all ballots counted LINK
  • LA: New Orleans - Support Democracy in New Orleans! LINK
  • ND: New Voting Machines LINK
  • NH: New ballot system ready for disabled voters LINK
  • NY: Mad rush for new voting machines is mad indeed LINK
  • OH: New Absentee Voting Law Gets First Test LINK
  • PA: Voting group seeks more time to upgrade voting machines LINK
  • PA: Allegheny County - Electronic voting machines to be put to the test LINK
  • PA: Allegheny County - Despite Chicago glitches, officials here confident in voting machines LINK
  • PA: Allegheny County - Team 4: Voting Machine Issues Investigated LINK
  • PA: Beaver County - County awaits new voting machines LINK
  • PA: Chester County - Official: New voting machines on schedule (ES&S) LINK
  • PA: Fayette County - Voters may get look at new system (Hart eSlate) LINK
  • SD: Voting machines a breakthrough for disabled citizens LINK
  • TN: Knox County - Election Commission set to select new machines LINK
  • TX: Jefferson County - Voting machine issues heat up LINK
  • TX: Jefferson County - County holding payment for voting system LINK
  • TX: Tarrant County - Workers run tests on voting equipment LINK
  • UT: Emery County - New vote machines ignite feud in Emery LINK
  • UT: Emery County - Costly fallout in Emery over vote machines LINK
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