By John Gideon on 8/25/2006, 4:45pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Diebold machines failed in the state of Alaska requiring hand counts of ballots in some locations. / Arizona is supposed to have a hand-recount law for this year's primary, however, the SoS has not managed to do her duties that will lead up to implementation of that law. She is not sure that the state will be ready to implement the mandated audits for the primary. / It seems that questions about the validity of any pronouncements in favor of ES&S are flying around the state / In Maryland the state Court of Appeals found that early voting was against the state constitution and told the state they had to cancel it for this year....

  • NAtional: CNN's Lou Dobbs: E-Voting In Maryland Compared To California LINK
  • NAtional: Bruce O'Dell: An Exit Strategy for Electronic Voting LINK
  • AK: Diebold voting machine failures strike again in Alaska LINK
  • AR: Election Stupidity and Snafus LINK
  • AR: St. Francis County - SFC County Clerk Smith agrees to turn early voting over to election commission LINK
  • AZ: Hand-count law in doubt for primary election LINK
  • CA: Alameda County – County Needs 4000 Poll Workers For Nov. 7 LINK
  • CA: San Diego County - Speaker of the House Nullified San Diego Congressional Race LINK
  • FL: Palm Beach County - Elections supervisor has confidence in machines LINK
  • FL: Palm Beach County - County officials confident about voting system, backups ready LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Voting machine proposal referred to court LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Commissioners question legality of ballot petition LINK
  • IA: New program allows soldiers overseas to vote via e-mail LINK
  • LA: Ascension Parish - Voting machines’ size raises doubts (Sequoia Advantage) LINK
  • MD: E-poll book will cut voter fraud LINK
  • MD: State's early voting law rejected LINK
  • MO: Jackson asks for recount in Missouri auditor's race LINK
  • NY: Albany County - Seeking a voice on voting machines.19 county legislators sign letter asking that their views on new devices be heard by elections commissioners LINK
  • PA: Fayette County - Group offers free voting system training LINK
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