By John Gideon on 1/31/2007, 4:38pm PT  

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

The news today was overwhelmed by the announcement that Florida’s Governor has said he will recommend replacing all of the state’s Direct Recording Electronic voting machines with optical-scan machines. According to the Miami Herald [see below] Gov. Charlie Crist will recommend on Thursday that Florida's problem-plagued touchscreen voting machines should go the way of the butterfly ballot --- the trash heap --- and his proposed budget will recommend replacing them all with optical scan machines, which produce a paper trail, at a cost of up to $35 million....

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