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

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

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\" target="_blank">LINK
  • NAtional: Response to "The Facts About Voting System Test Labs"\" 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\" 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\" target="_blank">LINK
  • OH: Official Proposes ‘Drafting’ Poll Workers to Ease Problems\" 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\" target="_blank">LINK
  • TX: Election tuneup is called priority\" 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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