By John Gideon on 4/25/2006, 5:19pm PT  

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

"Over a very short period of time, we and West Virginia counties are working to literally revolutionize the way elections are run in the state," according to ES&S spokesperson Jill Friedman Wilson in an email to the Associated Press. Revolutionize as in don't meet contracted dates? Disabilities accessible voting machines are not programmed going into the second week of early voting. Also Pulaski County, Arkansas joins the ES&S hit-parade today as they announce that there is no software for their DREs. The last round of testing of the Summit County memory cards found 17 more failures. And how does ES&S plan on covering an problems in the county? They are hiring 19 University students, giving them a days training and sending them out to represent the company....

  • AR: Pulaski County � Train Wreck - Voting machine trouble looms (ES&S) LINK
  • AR: Pulaski County � Train Wreck - County leaders worry election equipment won't be ready (ES&S) LINK
  • IN: Delaware County � Train Wreck - Problems aside, new voting system likely to be used (MicroVote) LINK
  • IN: Porter County � Train Wreck - The mystery oval. 80,000 election ballots have incorrect directions, must be reprinted (ES&S) LINK
  • IN: Porter County � Train Wreck - 80,000 election ballots in Porter County must be reprinted (ES&S) LINK
  • OH: Summit County � Train Wreck - More Failures of Memory Cards LINK
  • WV: Train Wreck - Progress Being Made With Electronic Voting (ES&S) LINK
  • WV: Train Wreck - Secretary of state says electronic ballots progressing LINK
  • WV: Kanawha County � Train Wreck - Officials unsure when touch-screen machines will be ready for public (ES&S) LINK
  • WV: Marshall County � Train Wreck - Voting Machines Still Not Ready (ES&S) LINK
  • NAtional: File a Complaint Against HAVA! You have the right to fight back! Here's how� LINK
  • CA: Monterey County - Anchundo under investigation. The registrar of voters may have charged personal expenses on a county credit card LINK
  • CA: Sonoma County � County Getting New Voting Machine System For Disabled (Hart Intercivic) LINK
  • CO: Denver - Council OKs grant for voting machines (Sequoia) LINK
  • FL: Leon County - Sancho soon to sign deal for voting machines � Reluctantly (Diebold) LINK
  • IN: MicroVote gets software approval LINK
  • IN: Election Commission expected to approve voting software (MicroVote) LINK
  • IN: Hamilton County - County awaits voting machine certification (MicroVote) LINK
  • KY: Taylor County � Opinion - New voting machines an improvement LINK
  • MI: Battle Creek - New machines get city's vote of confidence (Sequoia Optech Insight) LINK
  • OH: Parties, election officials to scrutinize primary write-in effort LINK
  • OH: Washington County - Voting machine testing begins LINK
  • PA: York County � Editorial - Give new vote devices their chance LINK
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