By John Gideon on 6/21/2006, 5:01pm PT  

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

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the claim of Florida Congressman Robert Wexler in ruling Tuesday that paperless machines don't violate Floridians' constitutional rights. Congressman Wexler is now considering an appeal to the Supreme Court. “Primary elections will give people a chance to ‘test drive’ the new voting machines," says Thad Hall, a voting expert and assistant professor of political science at the University of Utah. Since when are primaries, or any other election for that matter, a time to 'test drive' voting machines? Voters are not 'test dummies' and no election is a test medium. I would think a 'voting expert' would understand that....

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  • CO: Denver - City auditor sees election trouble LINK
  • FL: Florida Audit Reveals Serious Problems With State's Election Administration LINK
  • FL: Wexler may take voting machines case to U.S. Supreme Court LINK
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  • IN: Lake County - Election board says mistakes don't equal dishonesty LINK
  • NY: A Chance to Mark the Ballot by Puffing Through a Straw (Avante) LINK
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