Friday, February 02, 2007


Good News of the Day

Gov. Charlie Crist on Thursday announced plans to abandon the touch-screen voting machines that many of Florida's largest counties installed after the disputed 2000 presidential election. The state will instead adopt a system of casting paper ballots counted by scanning machines in time for the 2008 presidential election.New York Times

The heavily Republican state legislature still has to approve the plan. Here's a rare instance where it may be good that Florida has a Republican governor.

Related posts
Miami-Dade considers tossing its touch-screen voting system (4/12/05)
Judge won't let Sarasota Democratic challenger check voting machine code (12/30/06)


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