By John Gideon on 2/7/2008, 8:00pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

Besides the growing number of voting machine problems, none of which would have been helped by adding a vvpat printer to a DRE but most of which would have been helped by banning the DREs outright, we’ve also got the leaking of the GAO report on the Florida CD-13 race from 2006. It seems that the GAO found that the machines were not the cause just the voters. Of course they overlook the fact that the same voting machines in other Florida counties also had a high percentage of undervotes but in different races.

It appears that the good folks who inhabit the Mesa County, CO, Commission seats are about to defy the Secretary of State and, possibly, the courts. They have voted to use their uncertified ES&S voting machines no matter what the state tells them.

This afternoon the New Mexico Democratic Party announced that they were going to go back and recount every vote cast on Tuesday....

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