By John Gideon on 11/28/2005, 5:14pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

Today a judge found that Diebold has no right to not follow North Carolina state elections laws. If they are going to sell their systems in the state they must comply with the software escrow requirements. Diebold says they can't meet those requirements because they use some third-party software and they cannot allow others to see that software; it's not theirs legally. Diebold may now decide to pull out of the state. Does your state require source code escrow and is that requirement being fully enforced?...

  • CA: Confusion, Misreporting Surround Reports on CA Sec. of State Diebold Voting Machine 'Hack' Test!\">LINK
  • CA: Voting-machine report, up on CALIF Secy of State website (Diebold)\">LINK
  • CA: Riverside County - Security worth a little time (A good commentary and of national interest)\">LINK
  • CA: Can Diebold machines pass the test (This article gives the facts and not the misinformation that is in previous articles on the subject) http://www.insidebayarea...e/localnews/ci_3256676\">LINK
  • CA: El Dorado County - Voting machine deadline nears

  • GA: Georgia Paper Reverses Position on Controversial, Unconstitutional Voter ID Law\">LINK
  • GA: Headed for 'Who's Who'? (Rep. Burmeister - just another wing-nut, best remembered for her fanatical support of indicted school superintendent Linda Schrenko).\">LINK
  • IL: Peoria - Grand jury investigating voting machine contract (Populex) LINK

  • KS: Douglas County - Douglas County will keep paper ballots\">LINK
  • LA: Purchase of uniform voting machines set up by state (Sequoia DREs) http://www.deridderdaily...5/11/27/news/news4.txt\">LINK
  • NC: Elections vendor may decide not to bid to offer new voting equipment (Diebold)\">LINK
  • NC: N.C. judge dismisses voting machine case, vendor may pull out (Diebold) http://www.the-dispatch....80948&cachetime=5\">LINK
  • NJ: Morris County - Rockaway Twp. recount coming Wednesday http://www.dailyrecord.c...28/UPDATES01/511280333\">LINK
  • NY: Lawmakers push for voting law changes http://www.poughkeepsiej.../511280328/1006/NEWS01\">LINK
  • NY: Streamline absentee voting in New York, advocates say\">LINK
  • OH: Columnist and Editor Differ On Why 'Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch' Election Poll Was Wrong\">LINK
  • OH: Seneca County - No more elections for the Seneca County Chad Board? http://www.advertiser-tr...05_new02board11_27.asp\">LINK
  • TN: Shelby County - County must buy new voting machines http://www.commercialapp...CA_437_4271048,00.html\">LINK
  • TN: Electronic voting on its way for Tennessee LINK

  • VA: Opinion - Voters need not fear the digital age (WINvote)\">LINK
  • VA: Montgomery County - Voter paper trail might be a blind alley\">LINK
  • WA: GOP Voter Suppression Challenges in King County REJECTED\">LINK
  • International - Iowa professor serves as election observer in Kazakhstan (Doug Jones)\">LINK
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