By John Gideon on 5/4/2007, 8:00pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

Voters in Randolph Co Indiana are being asked to vote on a system made by now defunct Voting Technologies International; the same system that has failed in the last two elections and that failed in pre-election day set-up. Meanwhile an election this week in Scotland has been a disaster. High-speed ballot scanners failed, hundreds of thousands of ballots were spoiled, and postal ballot delays all added up to one huge mess. Also a new judge’s ruling in Alameda Co, more from Florida and a fun deposition taken from Linda Lamone in Maryland....

  • AR: Carroll County - Baker's lawsuit against Election Commission, prosecutor is dismissed LINK
  • CA: Opinion - Registrars' whining shouldn't stop tests LINK
  • CA: Alameda County - Judge questions registrar's handling of election records LINK
  • CA: Alameda County - California county to share data in e-voting suit
    Alameda County will share the data from its e-voting machines as part of a lawsuit brought against the county charging failure to properly disclose the required data LINK
  • CO: Colo. elections IT mgr. selling "voter data" to GOP candidates LINK
  • FL: Florida Acts to Eliminate Touch-Screen Voting System LINK
  • FL: Election law changes await governor's signature LINK
  • FL: Touch-screen voting on way out, but millions still owed LINK
  • FL: Touch-screens are out, paper is in LINK
  • FL: Charlotte County - Horton, commission to explore mail voting LINK
  • FL: Indian River County - Paper trail coming to Vero Beach voting machines LINK
  • FL: Palm Beach County - County elections chief moving on two ballot tracks LINK
  • FL: FL-13 - Justice delayed
    Court's slow process pushes District 13 case into political arena LINK
  • IN: Randolph County - Randolph officials hope votes can be counted LINK
  • MD: Lamone Deposition Made Public
    Concedes Voting System Does Not Produce Ballots
    Longstanding Maryland Law Requires the Use of Ballots for Recounts LINK
  • MO: Ballot fraud furor fades
    GOP-driven cases largely fall flat in Missouri; critics see a larger plan to sway election. LINK
  • NY: ELECTIONS: New voting machines delayed again LINK
  • NY: New York to Grill Voting Machine Testing Lab LINK
  • OH: Cuyahoga County - Changes at troubled elections board in Cuyahoga County to get first test LINK
  • OH: Licking County - County still seeking poll workers LINK
  • PA: Erie County - Election Problems LINK
  • TX: Senator returns, vows to block voter ID bill
    For now, Senate Democrats have votes needed to block measure LINK
  • WV: Jefferson County - Commission delays action LINK
  • Scotland: Poll hit by ballot chaos LINK
  • Scotland: Elections marred by vote problems LINK
  • Scotland: High number of spoiled papers puts spotlight on new system LINK
  • Scotland: Ballot chaos mars Scottish elections LINK
  • Scotland: Election voting chaos to be probed LINK
  • Scotland: The Election: What went wrong? LINK
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