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Daily Voting News For April 7, 2008

Daily Voting News For April 7, 2008

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

Lackawanna Co Pennsylvania is leasing 85 old, no longer usable, Advanced Voting Solutions DREs to Elections USA Inc. EUSAInc is the company made up of ex-AVS officials that has taken over the AVS contracts. Now they claim they are going to use the machines to develop an electronic poll book. Who is this poll book being developed for? AVS is no longer in business and their machines are only used in very few jurisdictions. Why does EUSAInc. need 85 machines? Just two questions to ask an industry that has been involved in questionable dealings for years....

  • NAtional: Touch screen voting is stupidly expensive LINK
  • National: Diebold a Reluctant Takeover Target LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Watchdog to give report on elections mishaps LINK
  • Iowa: Jasper County - County ready for heavy voter turnout LINK
  • Maryland: Maryland Funds New Voting System LINK
  • Missouri: Phelps County - County voting machines pass tests LINK
  • New Jersey: Felten: Some New Jersey voting machines can't add LINK
  • Pennsylvania: County to lease its old voting machines LINK
  • Texas: Fort Bend County - Electronic voting machines considered LINK
  • **"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or Scoop.**


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