By John Gideon on 7/20/2006, 5:03pm PT  

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

While Tuesday's primary in Georgia was not a "train wreck" it certainly was not error free. There were many memory card, modem, and other equipment failures. There were also statements about "vote switching" on DRE touch-screens. All of those problems were ignored by the Baltimore Sun in an article that was surely written as propaganda pointed toward voters in Maryland. / Salon did a good job with an article on yesterday's successful congressional hearing on voting systems standards....

  • NAtional: Are the Voting System Standards Helping to Solve the Problems With Our Elections? LINK
  • NAtional: Paper Trails Blanket Hill Hearing on Voting System Standards LINK
  • NAtional: Taking the paper trail to Washington. The dangers of electronic voting machines got tallied Wednesday on Capitol Hill. LINK
  • AZ: Yavapai County - Neo-tech Polls. New voting machines will be in use during primary LINK
  • CA: Alameda County - Paper Ballots Needed to Avoid Election Fraud LINK
  • CA: Mendocino County - Voters angry, confused over election changes LINK
  • CA: Oakland - Electorate to decide on runoffs. Instant voting plan on fall ballot, if approved, could save about $200,000 in election costs LINK
  • CA: San Diego County - CA-50 House Race Controversy Continues: Board of Supervisors Refuse Hearings, Activists Plan Demonstration at Registrar's Office July 21 LINK
  • CA: San Diego County – Friday Rally at the Registrar's Office! LINK
  • CA: San Joaquin County - County to battle voting problems LINK
  • FL: Pinellas County - County seeks poll workers for elections LINK
  • GA: Bibb County - Carr expects easy fixes for glitches. Bibb voting issues should be gone by runoff, official says (Server coding problem) LINK
  • GA: Clayton County - Election results delayed by computer, organizational glitch LINK
  • GA: Floyd County - Returns delayed by bugs. The problem was a single failed memory card that records votes cast at a precinct. LINK
  • GA: Franklin County - Printer trouble delays election results LINK
  • GA: Gwinnett County - Election counting took all night in Gwinnett (Diebold modem failure) LINK
  • GA: Gwinnett County - County hopes 'wacky' vote-count problems are a thing of the past (Diebold modem failure) LINK
  • MD: Georgia's computerized voting works well LINK
  • PA: Luzerne County - Voting Precinct Changes in Luzerne County LINK
  • WI: Driver's license would not be required to vote under rule adopted LINK
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