07 November 2006

Voter smashes touch-screen machine in Allentown

A man who reportedly believed Republicans were conspiring to steal today’s election entered an Allentown polling site, signed in and proceeded to smash the screen of one of the electronic voting machines with a metal cat paperweight, poll volunteers said.


Right wing/GOP pundit Laura Ingraham tries to jam DNC voter protection line

Today, like most of her GOP cohorts, Ingraham engaged in an effort to undermine voting in America.


Some county voters face glitchy machines, resort to voting on paper


Voting nightmare: Democrats seek extension

Democratic party leaders are planning to seek a two-hour extension for voting in Denver, due to massive computer problems which have created long lines, and kept many from casting their vote.

Party spokesman Brian Mason said a motion is being prepared, in response to "the huge problems in Denver this morning."


MELTDOWN '06: Missouri Election Integrity Org Says More Reports of Touch-Screen Vote Flipping…

As of 8:00 a.m. the non-partisan group Missourians for Honest Elections has already received news of two incidents in today's election in which touch screen machines incorrectly recorded voters' intentions. These occurred at the Brentwood Community Center in St. Louis County.

There have also been several verified reports from voters in St. Louis County who had this happen to them when trying vote absentee at the St. Louis County Board of Elections in Maplewood. We have had an unsatisfactory, mixed response from the County Board of Elections concerning this matter.


Some Glitches as Utah Voters Head to the Polls

Utah County Clerk Kim Jackson says 32 of 118 polling locations were affected by the glitch. Jackson says elections officials have now walked through the process with precinct chairs to iron out the problems. The technical troubles there reportedly have been fixed.


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