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althecat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-21-09 10:32 PM
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Arizona Court of Appeals Reopens Case Which Could Outlaw Diebold Voting Machines
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Arizona Court of Appeals Reopens Case Which Could Outlaw Diebold Voting Machines



Voting machine case goes back to trial judge
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/141960

Some individuals who claim that touch-screen voting machines are not reliable will get a chance to make their case in court.

In a unanimous decision Tuesday, the Arizona Court of Appeals rejected arguments by attorneys for the Secretary of State's Office and county election officials that the decision to certify machines manufactured by Diebold Elections Systems and Sequoia Voting Systems cannot be challenged. Judge Philip Hall, writing for the court, said it is proper for courts to consider the issue of whether the machines comply with Arizona law.

Potentially more significant, Hall said there is a legitimate question of whether the machines are accurately counting votes. He said if the plaintiffs can prove not all votes are being counted, they are constitutionally entitled to seek a court order blocking use of the machines.

Tuesday's ruling, unless overturned by the Arizona Supreme Court, sends the case back to a trial judge who three years ago threw the case out of court.

http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/141960

Good news :)
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