By John Gideon on 5/4/2006, 5:18pm PT  

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

Two reports from Belmont County Ohio and both in the same news paper report how an Election Commission member said the machines were a complete success while the other article talks about how elections workers were saying they would never work in another election again. Diebold has announced in Pennsylvania only that they have ''potential security vulnerability''. It is probably not only an issue in PA but no one else has been notified yet. North Carolina seems to have been able to hold a relatively problem free election based on their first state-wide use of optical scan voting and even though their vendor is ES&S....

  • AR: Hempstead County � Train Wreck - Back to the future. Software delay puts early vote on paper LINK
  • AR: Pulaski County � Train Wreck - County uncertain if machines to be ready for early voting (ES&S) LINK
  • AR: Pulaski County � Train Wreck - County Calls Emergency Meeting Regarding Elections (ES&S) LINK
  • IN: Various Counties � Train Wreck - Computer glitch slows count in prosecutor's race (MicroVote) LINK
  • IN: Clark, Harrison, Jackson and Washington Counties � Train Wreck - State to probe computer problems. 4 counties had serious glitches LINK
  • IN: Clark County � Train Wreck - Officials to discuss election night snafu (ES&S) LINK
  • IN: Dekalb County � Train Wreck - Machine systems delay vote tally LINK
  • IN: Grant County � Train Wreck - Overload triggers election glitch LINK
  • IN: Lake County � Train Wreck - Final vote tally to lag until mid-May LINK
  • IN: Madison County � Train Wreck - Vote count tried our patience (ES&S) LINK
  • IN: Parke County � Train Wreck - Election woes continue in Parke County (Voting Technologies International) LINK
  • IN: Randolph County (Also Cass, Boone and Parke) � Train Wreck - At least officially, Randolph election results on hold (Voting Technologies International) LINK
  • IN: Randolph County � Train Wreck - Republican incumbents (apparently) ousted. With final vote tallies for the county unavailable until today, however, some close races could still flip. (Voting Technologies International) LINK
  • MI: Barry County � Train Wreck - DIEBOLD DISASTER: Optical Scan Machines Fail in Michigan, Officials Forced to Hand-Count Ballots LINK
  • MI: Barry County � Train Wreck - Malfunction delays Hasting results LINK
  • NC: Granville County � Train Wreck - Glitches add to election problems (ES&S) LINK
  • OH: Belmont County � Train Wreck - Vote-Counting Process Mired LINK
  • OH: Cuyahoga County � Train Wreck - Ohio's largest county still counting votes LINK
  • OH: Cuyahoga County � Train Wreck - People, machines account for glitches in Cuyahoga voting (Diebold) LINK
  • OH: Cuyahoga County � Train Wreck - Countdown to chaos LINK
  • OH: Hamilton County � Train Wreck - Voting total takes 6� hours. Human problem holds up Hamilton Co. count LINK
  • OH: Mahoning Valley Counties � Train Wreck - Problems slowed the process of getting voting results (ES&S and possibly other vendors) LINK
  • PA: Schuylkill and Carbon Counties � Train Wreck - Voting machine warning issued (Diebold) LINK
  • PA: Schuylkill and Carbon Counties � Train Wreck - Diebold Disasters Continue: Pennsylvania Issues 'Security Vulnerability' Alert for Diebold Electronic Voting Systems! LINK
  • WV: Berkeley County � Train Wreck - Crunch time arrives for voting machines (ES&S) LINK
  • NAtional - Diebold Not to Blame for Diebold Disasters Says Diebold LINK
  • AR: White County - County not affected by election glitches, says clerk LINK
  • CA: Media Release - California First in Nation to Implement Electronic Voting Reform; 40,000 Paperless e-Voting Machines Replaced or Upgraded for June Primary LINK
  • CA: Contra Costa County - Poll workers needed for primary LINK
  • CA: Solano County - Solano unlocks voting independence (AutoMark to be used w/ Diebold) LINK
  • IL: Peoria - Former election official pleads guilty to felony (Populex) LINK
  • IN: Hamilton County - Election glitches part of learning process (MicroVote) LINK
  • IN: Montgomery County � Editorial - Delays in counting votes LINK
  • MI: Voters with disabilities will be able to use new machines LINK
  • MO: Boone County - Voting devices crowd county. Commissioners consider adding space. LINK
  • NC: Voting machine rollout lauded LINK
  • NC: Few voting glitches pop up LINK
  • OH: Diebold and Ohio: Nothing ever changes LINK
  • OH: Ohio lawmaker demands vote accountability LINK
  • OH: Athens County - Voting machine verdicts range from 'really simple' to 'bunch of crap' LINK
  • OH: Belmont County - Belmont County Tops In Turnout LINK
  • OH: Cuyahoga County � Opinion - A touch off the mark. Cuyahoga elections officials have a lot of work to do preparing well-qualified poll workers for November LINK
  • OH: Franklin County - Phone woes stalled vote tally. Electronic machines handled major test reasonably well, elections official says LINK
  • OH: Stark County - Elections: New system can't touch old punch cards for speed LINK
  • VA: Columnist - With new machines, votes weren't so private LINK
  • WV: Kanawha County - Voting Machines Pass the Test LINK
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