By John Gideon on 12/30/2006, 4:51pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

"As 2007 rolls in, millions of Americans will have to make what looks like a momentous technical decision: Should they upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft Windows? At the same time, legislators and election boards will be pondering a far more important decision: Do we want Microsoft Windows - or any operating system - running elections?" asks Mike Hemowitz of the Baltimore Sun. A very good question that can be answered easily. No! No software for casting ballots. No '1's' and '0's'. No DRE's in our elections. No! / On Jan. 4 and 5 Democracy will again be under attack as the vendor sponsored Election Center goes to Washington DC in hopes of influencing your congress people and Senators to vote against new legislation that we have been working for over the past couple years. Call your Senator and Congressman/woman and ask them not to be fooled by this group. They do not speak for the voters and they do not speak for Democracy....

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  • MI: Oakland County - Voting machines flawed, clerks in Oakland Co. say LINK
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  • NH: Patriot's Day: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised LINK
  • NY: New York City - It’s paper ballots vs. touch screen voting at the City Council LINK
  • PA: Westmoreland County - Westmoreland appoints elections director LINK
  • VA: Bill Would Limit Automated Political Phone Calls LINK
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