By John Gideon on 7/11/2007, 8:00pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

The use of the county’s new DRE voting machines means that this year’s municipal elections will cost Salt Lake Co Utah three times more than past elections. New technology has increased the amount of training and wages for election workers. Palm Beach and Sarasota Co’s have both made a decision to fund for new voting machines....

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