Federal Judges Halt Use of ES&S Touch-Screen Voting Systems in Dallas
Straight-party ticket voters have long been getting screwed by touch-screen voting systems, whether they knew it or not, in election after election, as the systems have failed in various ways in states around the country for years.
But, for a modicum of good news on that front, finally, last week a panel of federal judges in Dallas County, TX, have responded to a lawsuit from the Texas Democratic Party —- who finally bothered to notice the problem —- by halting the use of such systems until corrective action of some sort can be taken. As the Dallas Morning News reported the county's E&S iVotronic touch-screen voting systems have now been decertified for the moment,....
via The BRAD BLOG : Federal Judges Halt Use of ES&S Touch-Screen Voting Systems in Dallas By Brad Friedman on 12/28/2009 11:15AM.