Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
A request from the election integrity community to New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram was sent on March 4. We have asked her to allow an independent investigation of the recent problems with the state’s Sequoia Advantage voting machines. Clearly Sequoia’s response to the problem, that it is the poll workers who are at fault, is false and colored by Sequoia’s greed as they stand to pocket over $20M in vvpat printer sales in the state. These are the same machines used by two counties in Pennsylvania. So far the EAC has ignored this problem just as they have ignored all other problems with NASED qualified voting systems even though members of the EAC in management positions were directly involved in the NASED process. Press Release ...
- NAtional: United Technologies Won't Let Bid For Diebold Die
- CO: Bill advances; County may halve early-voting sites
- CO: Committee backs paper balloting
Despite approval of electronic ballots, paper still on top
- CO: Voting bill advances
Paper-ballot plan clears committee despite opposition
- CO: Paper ballot election bill advances
- CO: San Miguel County - County’s Electronic Vote Counters Recertified by State
- FL: Better audits are sought for voting
State elections officials are wary of a hasty overhaul as they switch to optical scanners.
- KS: Sedgwick County - Are there enough polling places?
- MA: Aging voting machines present a challenge
- MS: Hosemannn says Recent Voter Purge Violated Federal Law
- NM: Can New Mexico Run a Successful Election?
- OH: Ohio’s Primary and Election Reform – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
- OH: Turnout, Technology and Nature Marred Balloting in Ohio
- OH: Brunner: Election system healthy
Despite isolated quirks, secretary of state says Ohio is moving beyond problems of the past.
- OH: Opinion - Paper balloting worked, but so did touch-screens, so forget wasteful switch
- OH: Brunner, GOP at odds on election technology's success
- OH: Opinion - Ohio must get its voting act together
- OH: Cuyahoga County voters complain ballot secrecy was compromised
- OH: Cuyahoga County - Paper Gets Nod in Cleveland, Maybe Elsewhere
- OH: Cuyahoga County - Obama campaign's ballot complaint has Board of Elections officials upset
- OH: Cuyahoga County - Brunner applauds Cuyahoga's handling of election
- OH: Franklin County - Tax Money Paid For Surplus Of Paper Ballots
- OH: Lake County - Most Lake voters use electronic equipment
- OH: Lucas County - Timely election results not in the cards for Lucas County
- NJ: Citizens’ Groups and Computer Experts Join NJ Election Administrator’s and Congressman’s Call To Investigate Troubled Voting Machines
Citing Vendor’s Pending Sales Contracts as a Conflict of Interest, Groups Call for an Independent Investigation
- PA: Advice to county: Practice before primary
- PA: Lackawanna County - Pa. county switches from touch-screen to optical scan e-voting machines
- PA: Montgomery County - Voter interest surges in Pennsylvania suburbs
- TX: Texas Two Step Turns Into Political Misstep
- TX: Unexpected turnout seen as big factor in Texas Democratic caucus complaints
- TX: Angelina County - Long night: Late-night vote-tally snafus 'probably set some records'
- TX: Nacogdoches County - Best laid plans work for elections office
- TX: Tarrant County - 'Clearly surprised by the turnout'
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