By John Gideon on 5/15/2007, 8:00pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

According to reporter Ian Hoffman there will be a delay in the California voting machine inspections and tests. Los Angeles County is regarded as a vendor by the state because its voting system is unique and custom-made. The county and several vendors are concerned about the extent of the review that will be accomplished. According to the article the vendors are concerned about the scope of testing on security. Only Sequoia has turned over their system to the state but the rest are sure to follow suit. It would look bad for them if they just walked away from this project and the state....

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  • CA: Riverside County - Electronic voting system whistleblower to talk LINK
  • FL: Elections chief opposes new bill LINK
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  • MA: Haverhill - City may have to count votes by hand; Old machines break down, new ones to arrive late LINK
  • MD: Montgomery County - Local Governments Conduct All Elections in US LINK
  • MS: Jackson Co. Election Commission To Help In Primaries LINK
  • MS: Jackson County - Vote favors pay for primary help LINK
  • NY: Troy Township - Citizen Poll Watching Effort Banned by Troy City School Board LINK
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    Officials said it's a practice that has gone on for more than a decade with no problems. LINK
  • OH: Cuyahoga County - You're out, Judge (New ruling on county election workers case) LINK
  • OH: Tuscarawas County - Elections board discusses money issues LINK
  • PA: Officials: Electronic voting may be more costly LINK
  • PA: Blair County - Early machine problems plague Blair Twp. voters; early turnout light LINK
  • PA: Centre County - County reports few problems at polls; paper ballots used for time at Foxdale LINK
  • PA: Luzerne County - Chronicling the past and present of the Election Day voting system LINK
  • PA: Philadelphia - Voters Hit the Polls
    Some Machines Causing Problems LINK
  • PA: Westmoreland County - Paper ballots return to polls, but only as a backup LINK
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  • TX: Denton County - Flower Mound voting results delayed by hours
    County's electronic machines didn't give totals for town races LINK
  • UT: November Election Will Be Costly for Cities, Counties LINK
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