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13. (OH) Approval of voting machine disputed

Approval of voting machine disputed

State OKs Diebold; competitor in court

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Reginald Fields and Julie Carr Smyth

Plain Dealer Bureau



Secretary of State Ken Blackwell's top aide on the state's voting-machine conversion, Judy Grady, told ES&S lawyers during a deposition filed in the case that she set the divisive deadline to accommodate funding and deployment deadlines -- as well as her own vacation schedule.

She said that she called none of the state's three certified voting-machine vendors -- Diebold, ES&S and Hart Intercivic -- to see if they could meet the new edict.

Yet, she testified, she did consult with Norm Cummings, the out-of-town political consultant overseeing Blackwell's campaign for Ohio governor in 2006.

Grady -- whose six-page strategy memo on an earlier directive surfaced Monday -- said she consults Cummings "for image, for message, for clarity."


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