By John Gideon on 1/30/2007, 4:26pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

Today the Atlanta Journal Constitution [see below] reported, “Some key components of one of Georgia's most sacred institutions — that had been discovered in discarded office furniture — were recently auctioned on eBay. About 40 voter access cards and three electronic ballot encoders belonging to DeKalb County were purchased earlier this month on the auction Web site, according to Secretary of State Karen Handel. Another seven supervisor's cards, used to activate the encoders, also were up for bid.” // The revolving door is in effect in Williamson Co. Texas where an ex-Hart Intercivic and Sequoia employee has just been named to be their county elections chief. // According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel [see below] the new Florida Gov. Crist will recommend that DRE voting systems be replaced by optical-scan voting systems throughout the state....

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  • NAtional: Thirty-Four [Now Forty-two] Election Reform Organizations Urge Congress to Require Paper Ballots\" target="_blank">LINK
  • CA: Alameda County - County: Instant Run-Off Voting on Schedule http://www.berkeleydaily...-07&storyID=26209\" target="_blank">LINK
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  • FL: Sarasota County - FL-13: It's the Machines, Not the 'Paper Trails', Stupid\" target="_blank">LINK
  • GA: Sale on eBay exposes vote security flaw
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  • OR: Opinion - Reject paper-trail voting; support vote-by-mail\" target="_blank">LINK
  • TX: Williamson County - New Williamson County elections chief hired\" target="_blank">LINK
  • VA: Election Security in Virginia One Step Closer http://www.votetrustusa....d=2225&Itemid=113\" target="_blank">LINK
  • VA: Lawmakers want to phase out electronic voting machines\" target="_blank">LINK
  • VA: Senate passes bill for wider absentee voting http://www.potomacnews.c...49192923281&path=\" target="_blank">LINK
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