By John Gideon on 1/27/2007, 4:20pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

The Election Assistance Commission and Commissioner Paul DeGregorio make every attempt to convince the voter that 98% of them had confidence in the last election, even pointing to a fictitious exit poll as evidence. The Fort Worth Star Telegram [see below] correctly reports, “After a year in which voters across the state expressed a lack of confidence in election returns, several lawmakers are pushing measures including a backup system for electronic voting machines, last-minute registration and required proof of citizenship.”...

  • NAtional: EAC Response: The Facts About Voting System Test Labs http://www.votetrustusa....id=2220&Itemid=26\" target="_blank">LINK
  • NAtional: Response to "The Facts About Voting System Test Labs" http://www.votetrustusa....id=2219&Itemid=26\" target="_blank">LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Deal frees 800 machines for March election http://www.heraldtribune...0070127/NEWS/701270321\" target="_blank">LINK
  • IL: Chicago - Chicago Elections Board sued over data breach
    It released 1.3M Social Security numbers on 100 computer disks http://www.computerworld...09&taxonomyId=153\" target="_blank">LINK
  • NY: New York Won’t Replace Voting Machines by the Fall http://www.nytimes.com/2...7/nyregion/27vote.html\" target="_blank">LINK
  • NY: State unlikely to use new voting machines before '09 http://www.buffalonews.c...l/20070127/1025527.asp\" target="_blank">LINK
  • NY: Saratoga County - County dusts off old voting machines http://www.saratogian.co...pt_id=17708&rfi=6\" target="_blank">LINK
  • OH: Official Proposes ‘Drafting’ Poll Workers to Ease Problems http://www.nytimes.com/2...s/27voting.html?ref=us\" target="_blank">LINK
  • OH: Brunner outlines goals; mail-in only for issue-only elections http://www.the-daily-rec...m/news/article/1528002\" target="_blank">LINK
  • OH: Make staffing polls like jury duty, secretary of state will propose http://www.cleveland.com...197260.xml&coll=2\" target="_blank">LINK
  • TX: Election tuneup is called priority http://www.dfw.com/mld/d...gislature/16560389.htm\" target="_blank">LINK
  • TX: Washington County - Commissioners to look at standardized charges for voting machine rental http://www.brenhambanner.../01/27/news/news03.txt\" target="_blank">LINK
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