By John Gideon on 9/29/2006, 4:54pm PT  

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

It appears that the qualification to become a voting system technician in Maryland has gotten a bit tougher. They now require a high school diploma. Class work only will not make the grade any longer. / The Nov. 7 ballot in Belmont Co. Ohio will be 12 pages long. Look for long lines here. / Lou Dobbs of CNN has been doing semi-regular segments on voting machines for several months now. He is now being joined by CBS Evening News and ABC Radio News to name a few. / Boone Co. Missouri is withholding $800,000 from ES&S until the vendor fixes faulty machines it has delivered. / A majority of the House of Representatives has now endorsed HR-550 ...

  • NAtional: Boxer Sends Letter To Brad Blog: Urges Readers to Write Congress Immediately to Build 'Grassroots Support' for Emergency Paper Ballot Legislation! LINK
  • NAtional: Columnist - Don't trust vunerable [sic] Diebold voting machines, use absentee ballots LINK
  • NAtional: E-Voting: No Fix Yet LINK
  • NAtional: Professor shows flaws in touch-screen voting LINK
  • NAtional: Voter fraud has new face in computer-age elections LINK
  • NAtional: Electronic Voting Machines: Not Really a Cure to the Hanging Chad LINK
  • NAtional: The Next Voting Debacle? Database problems may disqualify legitimate voters in upcoming U.S. elections LINK
  • NAtional: Democrats Call on Republicans to Ensure Fair and Impartial Elections LINK
  • NAtional: A Majority Of Congress Has Co-sponsored HR 550 LINK
  • NAtional: CNN's Lou Dobbs: Alarming Congressional Testimony On The Threat Of Electronic Voting Machines LINK
  • AR: Lawsuit Could Affect Election LINK
  • CA: Oakland - Instant runoff voting will boost democracy LINK
  • CA: Placer County - County now offers touch-screen voting LINK
  • CO: Editorial - Election rulings benefit voters LINK
  • CO: Vote-security goals called unachievable LINK
  • FL: Wexler takes fight to U.S. Supreme Court LINK
  • GA: Diebold Added Secret Patch to Georgia E-Voting Systems in 2002, Whistleblowers Say LINK
  • IN: Tippecanoe County - Editorial - Voting centers a good idea but work remains LINK
  • MD: We're No. 1 LINK
  • MD: Another Stolen Election? LINK
  • MD: Montgomery County - Plans under way to fix election glitches LINK
  • MD: Baltimore - Policy center is to train poll workers LINK
  • MD: Prince George's County - Wanted: More election workers LINK
  • MN: Ensuring fairness in elections. VOTING:A forum with election experts discusses voting rights and access for all citizens. LINK
  • MO: Boone County - Voting equipment not up to par. So far, Boone County has spent $400,000 on faulty machines. LINK
  • MO: Boone County - County won’t pay for glitchy vote machines LINK
  • MS: Hinds County - Candidate seeks to stop new filing deadline in legislative races LINK
  • OH: Belmont County - Nov. 7 Issues Plentiful In Ohio LINK
  • PA: Lebanon County - Trust e-voting, says chief clerk LINK
  • TX: Tarrant County - Voting machine security at issue LINK
  • WV: Jefferson County - Delegate seeks election help LINK
  • Brazil: Brazil's electronic voting has safeguards lacking in United States LINK
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