By John Gideon on 5/20/2006, 5:03pm PT  

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

Crittenden County Arkansas hoped to have gotten their ballot programming for their iVotronic machines yesterday afternoon. They are being forced by the state to use the machines in the primary on Tuesday. Because of late arriving software and then having the software come in with mistakes the first time, the county had planned on not using the machines at all. Now they must gather all 150 poll workers today, which is "Graduation Day" for Arkansas schools, and give them a crash-course in how to operate the DREs. This is a recipe for disaster. Someone at ES&S has admitted that they knew there was a problem with their iVotronics that affects the votes of tall voters. However, their spokesperson is now denying there is a problem and that it is up to the voters to check their votes and everyone just loves using the iVotronics so there can be no problem. "ES&S workers" were responsible for some ballots being counted twice on PA primary night so vote counts in Luzerne County were not correct. The 'undervote' rate in Allegheny County Pennsylvania seems to be very high according to reports....

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  • PA: Philadelphia - Both sides allege irregularities in 179th District race LINK
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  • PA: Philadelphia - Both sides allege irregularities in 179th District race LINK
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