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.
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)