By John Gideon on 7/24/2006, 5:04pm PT  

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

One result of the exorbitant cost of purchasing and maintaining DRE voting machines is that counties must now find ways to save money. Texas will have a pilot project in Lubbock Co. that will allow voters to vote in any of 35 super precincts within the county in November. This is already being done in states across the nation and it may open up a new set of, as yet unforeseen, problems. / "Most computer scientists have long viewed Diebold as the poster child for all that is wrong with touch screen voting machines. But we never imagined that Diebold would be as irresponsible and incompetent as they have turned out to be." From "The Diebold Bombshell"...

  • NAtional: The Diebold Bombshell LINK
  • AL: Federal judge alters voting plan LINK
  • AL: Editorial - Voter act compliance train wreck looms over state elections LINK
  • AR: Report On Primary Meltdown Rips ES&S LINK
  • AZ: Pima County – Opinion - Touch-screen voting machine needs an OK (Diebold) LINK
  • CA: San Diego County - Challenge to county procedures unfounded LINK
  • CA: San Joaquin County - Work under way for November vote LINK
  • IA: Buena Vista County - BV precinct leaders among first in nation to be cerified LINK
  • OH: Blackwell's dual role criticized. As voter ID rule takes effect, candidate is also election chief LINK
  • PA: Lawrence County - Storage units keep track of voting machines LINK
  • TN: Bedford County - Last week for early voting LINK
  • TX: Casting your vote may get easier with proposed election changes LINK
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