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Melissa G Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-26-06 05:27 PM
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6. NY-County in bid to recover voting machine funds
Silly Wampsville... HAVA is not a Good thing....

County in bid to recover voting machine funds
By LEANNE ROOT, Dispatch Staff Writer 12/26/2006

WAMPSVILLE - On Wednesday Madison County supervisors will discuss a resolution asking Congress to reinstate lever machine replacement funds, and if the funds are no longer available, urge New York state to provide the lost funds.

According to the resolution, "because the implementation decisions were made by New York state, New York counties, including Madison County, have had no control over the process and are in no way responsible for the potential loss of those funds."

Because New York state didn't meet the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) deadlines for replacing voting machines, the state lost out on $46.9 million. Madison County's share of that was $202,918.

Supervisors will also discuss accepting $70,494 in HAVA grants meant to help with costs associated with replacing the lever machines for ones more accessible to people with disabilities, but not the actual cost of the machines.
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