By John Gideon on 4/14/2006, 5:41pm PT  

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

Most people agree that elections are successful when the losing candidates can be certain that they lost the election. Losing candidates and the Republican party in Cook County, Illinois have joined together in a request for re-vote or re-counts of all races due to the poor performance of the voting system and elections officials in last month's primary. ES&S continues to get a lot of deserved heat in Indiana where they seem to have failed to uphold contractual agreements. And the county council in Allegheny County Pennsylvania has have issued a resolution to stop the use of new voting machines in this years primary. They are asking for a moratorium on any changes until November. ...

  • IL: Cook County/Chicago � Train Wreck - Election called a mess. Losing candidates, GOP say tallies still aren't accurate LINK
  • IN: Train Wreck - Indiana to Investigate ES&S and MicroVote LINK
  • IN: Train Wreck - Voting system under fire (ES&S) LINK
  • IN: Gibson County � Train Wreck - Clerk hopes Gibson isn't bitten by voting woes dogging other counties (ES&S) LINK
  • IN: Marion County � Train Wreck - Election Board: Software glitches sideline some voting machines (ES&S iVotronic) LINK
  • IN: Marion County � Train Wreck - Voting machines pulled (ES&S iVotronic) LINK
  • IN: Marion County � Train Wreck - County won't use touch-screen voting machines LINK
  • IN: Marion County � Train Wreck - Voting-system vendor could face fines LINK
  • PA: Allegheny County � Train Wreck - Council Members Draft Resolution To Delay Use Of New Voting Machines LINK
  • NAtional: VerifiedVoting Recommendations for EAC Commissioner LINK
  • NAtional: HR 550 and the Superiority of Voter Verified Paper Records LINK
  • NAtional: Hand counted paper ballots in 2008 LINK
  • NAtional: Editorial - Election officials must get act together LINK
  • AR: Hempstead County - Arrival of voting machines changes elections LINK
  • CT: Officials air voting machine concerns LINK
  • FL: Leon County - Diebold agrees to supply voting machines to Leon County LINK
  • IL: Mock Election Could Work Out Voting Kinks LINK
  • IN: Allen County - Voting hurdle removed. New machines boost access, especially for visually impaired (MicroVote) LINK
  • IN: Union County - New voting equipment passes test (Diebold) LINK
  • MS: Feds are asked to help with elections LINK
  • NC: Chatham County - Chatham will get 3rd one-stop site LINK
  • NC: Wayne County - No problems on first day of early voting LINK
  • NJ: Hudson County - Absentee ballot requests boom LINK
  • PA: Counties reassured on vote-machine funding LINK
  • PA: Allegheny County - UPDATE: A Closer Look at the E-Voting Lawsuit Filed against a PA County and the U.S. Dept. of Justice LINK
  • PA: Allegheny County - Democrats want to delay voting machine switch LINK
  • PA: Carbon County - Carbon urges proper voting. Don't avoid machines by misusing absentee ballots, official says. LINK
  • PA: Montgomery County - It's back to school for Montgomery County poll workers. LINK
  • TN: Shelby County - County Continues Preparations For Unusually Long Ballot This Fall LINK
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