US Vote Fraud News Links
Friday, August 26, 2005 11:39
  

25/8/05

COUNTY looks at ‘blended’ voting
Daily Review Online – CA,USA
Alameda County — the first large West Coast county to gamble on Diebold
Election Systems Inc. and its electronic voting machines …
www.insidebayarea.com/dailyreview/localnews/ci_2971599

24/8/05

VOTING machines raising concerns
Clarksdale Press Register – Clarksdale,MS,USA
… “I’m sure (he) will make sure all the kinks are worked out and he’ll
be the first to scream bloody murder against Diebold,” Newson said regarding
possible …
www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=15085497&BRD=2038&PAG=461&dept_id=230617&rfi=6

22/8/05

DIEBOLD Elections Div. Jolted by Security Concerns
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
Washington, DC – Diebold’s Elections Division is in serious trouble. In
this week’ s delayed second quarter earnings report Diebold …
www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0508/S00192.htm

21/8/05

NEW voting machines will fade as issue
Jackson Clarion Ledger – Jackson,MS,USA
… The issue is voting machines, specifically whether boards of supervisors
should accept the Diebold-brand touch-screen machines the state has agreed
to provide …
www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050821/OPINION/508210324/1200

20/8/05

DIEBOLD hires top Dem for PR blitz
Oakland Tribune – Oakland,CA,USA
With a phone call and a retainer, Diebold CEO Walden O’Dell has launched
former Democratic National Committee chairman Joe Andrew on a 50-state
ambassadorship …
www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_2958901

QUESTIONS remain over new voting machines
Picayune Item – Picayune,MS,USA
POPLARVILLE – Despite approval by county supervisors last Wednesday afternoon
to accept the new touch-screen Diebold voting machines, Circuit Clerk
Vickie …
www.picayuneitem.com/articles/2005/08/20/news/06voting.txt

LOBBYING effort not seen here
Marietta Times – Marietta,OH,USA
… week. One Democratic board member though said she was suspicious the
way two Republican members changed their vote to Diebold Inc. …
www.mariettatimes.com/news/story/new44_820200523538.asp

QUESTIONS raised on voting machine paper backups
Provo Daily Herald – Provo,UT,USA
Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen has expressed concerns over recounts
using the Diebold Election Systems machines’ paper receipts. …
www.harktheherald.com/modules.php?op=modload&na
me=News&file=article&sid=62565&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

EDITORIAL 08/20: DeSoto takes a stand
commercialappeal.com (subscription) – Memphis,TN,USA
… Finally, there are questions about the security and reliability of
equipment manufactured by Diebold, the state’s vendor of choice. …
www.commercialappeal.com/mca/today
s_editorial/article/0,1426,MCA_537_4016099,00.html

19/8/05

BUNGLED Ballots, Yet Again?
San Diego Union Tribune – United States
… the primary outright. Is it a statistical anomaly, much ado about nothing,
Diebold machines gone wild or conspiracy? A number of …
www.signonsandiego.com/news/weblogs/luna/archives/001939.html

NEWS UPDATE: Lee supervisors reject voting machines
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal – Tupelo,MS,USA
… of State Eric Clark. By rejecting the three Diebold machines, Lee County
will seek machines on its own. Board President Charles …
www.djournal.com/pages/story.asp?ID=199980&pub=1&div=News

18/8/05

DID Diebold lobbyist try to tempt elections board chair with $$?
The Athens News – Athens,OH,USA
The chair of the Athens County Democratic Party and a lobbyist who once
worked indirectly for Diebold Election Systems are giving two very different
versions …
www.athensnews.com/issue/article.php3?story_id=21292

SUPERVISORS choose to accept touch-screen voting machines
Greenwood Commonwealth – Greenwood,MS,USA
Leflore County will opt for Secretary of State Eric Clark’s offer on Diebold
Election Systems touch-screen voting machines. The …
www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=15059631&BRD=1838&PAG=461&dept_id=104621&rfi=6

WILL voting machines make special election suspect?
Hollister Free Lance – Hollister,CA,USA
… Walden O’Dell, the major Cleveland-area Republican fund-raiser who
also chairs America’s biggest electronic voting machine maker, Diebold
Election Systems …
hollisterfreelance.com/opinion/contentview.asp?c=166446

14/8/05

LOBBYIST Working For Diebold Also Works For Against Mayor’s Office …
Brad Blog – USA
… The Tetris Group also has other clients, one of whom just happens to
be Diebold Election Systems, a manufacturer of touch-screen voting machines,
on which The …
www.bradblog.com/archives/00001697.htm

ELECTIONS Officials Complain Of Pressure From Company
WCPO – Cincinnati,OH,USA
Democrats and Republicans who sit on the local boards say representatives
of Diebold Incorporated have offered donations to the parties. …
www.wcpo.com/news/2005/local/08/14/oh_votingmachines.html

LOBBYIST challenged on voting machines
Salt Lake Tribune – United States
… Turns out, Tetris doubles as a lobbyist for Diebold Election Systems,
whose touch-screen voting machines the firm helped prod the state to buy.

www.sltrib.com/utah/ci_2941848

6/8/05

E-VOTING vendors hit with new rule
Oakland Tribune – Oakland,CA,USA
… San Joaquin, Kern and San Diego counties already have purchased Diebold’s
TSX system, spending $40 million on 13,000 machines that have been warehoused
since …
www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_2919452

CLARK hustling to ease concerns over voting machines
Picayune Item – Picayune,MS,USA
… 19 to notify the secretary of state’s office of whether they will be
part of state’s purchase of about 5,000 voting machines from Diebold Election
Systems. …
www.picayuneitem.com/articles/2005/08/06/news/10machines.txt

5/8/05

DIEBOLD’S test woes elicit probe of system
Montclarion – Montclair,CA,USA
Alameda County supervisors said they will revisit an agreement with Diebold
Election Systems for a $6 million upgrade of its touch-screen voting system

www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/local/states/californi
a/counties/alameda_county/cities_neighborhoods/montclair/12309738.htm

CALIFORNIA tightens rules for e-voting vendors
San Francisco Chronicle – United States
… The rule change follows McPherson’s rejection last week of an application
by North Canton, Ohio-based Diebold’s e-voting machine. …
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/2005/08/05/state/n141311D73.DTL

VOTING machine maker drops Blackwell suit
Toledo Blade – Toledo,OH,USA
… change courts once it began seeking depositions to delve into decisions
by Mr. Blackwell and those around him pertaining to Texas-based competitor,
Diebold Inc …
toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050805/NEWS24/508050432

3/8/05

DIEBOLD worse than reported
The Argus – Fremont,CA,USA
Diebold’s latest electronic-voting machine, desired by dozens of counties
nationwide, fared worse in the nation’s first mass testing than previously
disclosed …
www.insidebayarea.com/argus/localnews/ci_2909663

2/8/05

WATCHDOG Group Challenges Election Results
10News.com – San Diego,CA,USA
… This was all done to check the reliability of the Diebold tabulating
machine. … Other Diebold products continue to come under fire. …
www.10news.com/politics/4798740/detail.html

LEE officials ask for delay on machines
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal – Tupelo,MS,USA
TUPELO – Lee County supervisors want until October to decide whether to
get Diebold touch-screen voting machines under Secretary of State Eric
Clark’s no-cost …
www.djournal.com/pages/story.asp?ID=198663&pub=1&div=News

1/8/05

UTAH stands by vote machines
Deseret News – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
While California officials have rejected Diebold’s electronic voting machines
as too unreliable, Utah officials say they will stand by their $27 million

deseretnews.com/dn/view/0,1249,600152681,00.html

30/7/05

STATE Rejects Touch-Screen Voting Machines
KXTV – Sacramento,CA,USA
San Joaquin County voters will likely use paper ballots in the November
special election now that the secretary of state has rejected Diebold
AccuVote TSx …
www.news10.net/storyfull1.asp?id=12277

ELECTRONIC vote system slated here is rejected
San Diego Union Tribune – United States
… He notified Ohio-based Diebold Election Systems Inc. … Diebold plans
to fix the problems and reapply for certification, company spokesman David
Bear said. …
www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20050730-9999-7m30vote.html

NEW state voting machines could be flawed
Wyoming News – WY,USA
The electronic voting machines, made by Diebold, are slated for their first
use in Utah in primary elections next June. Utah election …
www.casperstartribune.net/apdata/wire_detail.php?wire_num=255277

WHY War? Targeting Diebold with Electronic Civil Disobedience
A list of counties that use Diebold voting machines is available thanks
to … Diebold has publicly admitted that leaked memos do not meet DMCA
standards …
why-war.com/features/2003/10/diebold.html

29/7/05

E-VOTING machines rejected after state tests
San Jose Mercury News – United States
SACRAMENTO – California election officials have rejected an electronic
voting machine by Diebold after tests revealed unacceptable levels of
screen freezes and …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/local/st
ates/california/northern_california/12258047.htm

TODAY’S most read story is:
DeSoto Times – Southaven,MS,USA
HERNANDO — At least two other Mississippi counties who opted to not purchase
Diebold voting machines say they are happy with their decision, even though
that …
www.godesoto.com/modules.php?op=modload&nam
e=News&file=article&sid=7870&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

28/7/05

SUPERVISORS’ lawyer urges voting machine caution
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal – Tupelo,MS,USA
… the facts.”. Earlier this month, Clark unveiled the Diebold touch-screen
voting machine used in Utah, Georgia and other states. He …
www.djournal.com/pages/story.asp?ID=198322&pub=1&div=News

27/7/05

PROBLEM-FREE day at polls erases memories of past glitches …
San Diego Union Tribune – United States
… The secretary of state later banned San Diego and three other counties
from using touch-screen machines made by Diebold Election Systems. …
www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20050727-9999-1n27vote.html

20/7/05

$10,000 check not from us, Diebold says
Akron Beacon Journal – Akron,OH,USA
Diebold Corp., the Green-based maker of electronic voting machines, is
denying any involvement in a $10,000 check one of its outside consultants
handed to …
www.ohio.com/mld/beaconjournal/business/12175981.htm

19/7/05

OHIO County Election Official Disciplined
Guardian Unlimited – UK
… of Elections, will lose 30 days pay for taking the check – which he
forwarded to the local Republican Party – from a representative of Diebold
Election Systems …
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5153204,00.html

VOTING computers coming, supervisors want more info
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal – Tupelo,MS,USA
… The clock is ticking and county supervisors have less than a month
to decide if they are going to go with the Diebold computers or choose
another company for …
www.djournal.com/pages/story.asp?ID=197757&pub=5&div=News

18/7/05

MCKINNEY urges inquiry into electronic voting
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – GA,USA
The DeKalb County Democrat criticized the state for investing in a $54
million touch-screen computer format from Diebold Elections Systems and
then forgoing …
www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/0705/19mckinney.html

17/7/05

PROBE Targets Republican’s Donation To Election Official
Ohio News Network – Columbus,OH,USA
Prosecutors are investigating a donation made to the Franklin County Republican
party by a political consultant who works for voting-machine company Diebold.

www.onnnews.com/Global/story.asp?S=3603920&nav=LQlCcEKa

SCOOP Audio: RadioLive media pack (Sunday July 17)
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
… Suzan Mazur Explores The Mormon/Mason/ Diebold Nexus – Diebold, the
Ohio computer election systems manufacturer, remains under a cloud regarding
irregularities …
www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00234.htm

16/7/05

PROBE targets Republican’s donation to election official
Akron Beacon Journal – Akron,OH,USA
… “Well, you’re certainly not going to make it out to me,” Damschroder
said he told Gallina, who represents Diebold Election Systems. …
www.ohio.com/mld/beaconjournal/12150159.htm

VOLUSIA’S ongoing touch-screen debate focuses on deadline
Orlando Sentinel – Orlando,FL,USA
… with three other members against a largely grant-funded contract to
spend $776,935 for 210 touch-screens and related equipment from Diebold
Elections Systems. …
www.orlandosentinel.com/news/orl-locvoting1607
1605jul16,0,4588572.story?coll=orl-news-headlines

15/7/05

DIEBOLD buys manufacturing plant in India
Crain’s Cleveland Business – Cleveland,OH,USA
Diebold Inc. (NYSE: DBD) has purchased … operating officer Eric Evans.
Diebold officials last month said the company plans to cut about 300 jobs.

www.crainscleveland.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID
=/20050715/FREE/50715009/1003&Profile=1003

DON Culpepper Reports On New Electronic Voting Machines
WLOX – Biloxi,MS,USA
… state’s future elections. “The Diebold Company makes more than 95 percent
of the bank ATM machines in Mississippi,” says Clark. “So I …
www.wlox.com/Global/story.asp?S=3597106

EFF Supports Disabled Voters in Fight Against Paperless E-Voting
Kansas City infoZine – Kansas City,MO,USA
The NFB suit seeks to force the County to spend approximately $700,000
of state funds on Diebold voting equipment that the County has repeatedly
rejected as …
www.infozine.com/news/stories/op/storiesView/sid/9025/

15/7/05

SUZAN Mazur: Diebold & The Mormon Mason Handshake
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
… forerunners of today’s Republicans. The LDS church has made no fanfare
about Diebold CEO Walden O’Dell being a “Saint”. And O’Dell’s …
www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00222.htm

AFTER long delay, voting machines may be in county’s near future
The Athens News – Athens,OH,USA
… The Board of Elections voted once to choose the Diebold Elections Systems
touch-screen machines and then was told by the Ohio Secretary of State’s
office that …
www.athensnews.com/issue/article.php3?story_id=21093

MISSISSIPPI to Purchase Touch-Screen Voting Machines
Government Technology – Folsom,CA,USA
The State of Mississippi has contracted with Diebold Election Systems to
purchase electronic voting systems for jurisdictions within the state
that currently …
www.govtech.net/news/news.php?id=94810

LEE supervisors uncertain about voting machines
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal – Tupelo,MS,USA
… District 1 Supervisor Phil Morgan tried the Diebold machines recently
at a public display in Jackson and descrobed it as “really confusing.”.

www.djournal.com/pages/story.asp?ID=197368&pub=1&div=News

14/7/05

THE Big Three Become the Big Two
SecureIDNews – Reston,VA,USA
Bret Tobey has worked with several companies in the ID managment, security,
and campus card industries including Diebold Card Systems. …
www.secureidnews.com/library/2005/07/13/the-big-three-become-the-big-two

OPPONENTS square off in vote fight
Orlando Sentinel – Orlando,FL,USA
… The devices’ manufacturer — Diebold Elections Systems — told the
county a contract must be approved by Friday in order to deliver the touch-screens
by July 29 …
www.orlandosentinel.com/news/orl-locvvote140714
05jul14,0,7689420.story?coll=orl-news-headlines

12/7/05

UPDATE: Court denies motion for injunction against Diebold
ATM marketplace.com (press release) – Louisville,KY,USA
NORTH CANTON, Ohio — Diebold Inc. … The court emphasized that allowing
Diebold to enforce its patents and copyrights is in the public’s interest.

atmmarketplace.com/news_story_23556.htm

9/7/05

ACTIVISTS Urge California To Not Use Diebold Voting Machines
Coastal Post – Bolinas,CA,USA
SACRAMENTO-As California rolls toward a train wreck with federal and state
laws, voting activists told state elections officials that Diebold and
its voting …
www.coastalpost.com/05/07/02_.html

7/7/05

COMPREHENSIVE Report on Voting Equipment Selection
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
In June of 2005 Utah’s Lt. Governor, Gary Herbert, selected Diebold DRE
(digital recording electronic) voting equipment for use in the state of
Utah. …
www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0507/S00156.htm

E-VOTE Guidelines Need Work
Wired News – USA
… that, had they been included in previous versions of voting system
guidelines, would have prevented voting systems made by Diebold Election
Systems from being …
www.wired.com/news/evote/0,2645,68116,00.html?tw=wn_tophead_1

6/7/05

SUMMIT gets new deadline for vote system
Akron Beacon Journal – Akron,OH,USA
… Blackwell, contending that his May deadlines for selecting and certifying
new systems was arbitrary and eliminated all vendors except Green-based
Diebold Inc. …
www.ohio.com/mld/ohio/news/12064111.htm

CRITICAL Security Issues In Diebold Optical Scan
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
EXCERPTS FROM THE REPORT: Incorporated into the foundation of the Diebold
Precinct-Based Optical Scan 1.94w system is the mother of security holes,
and no …
www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00073.htm

4/7/05

MS: Diebold to provide new voting technology
Political State Report – USA
Secretary of State Eric Clark recently announced that the state was entering
into a $15 million-dollar contract with Diebold Election Systems, Inc.,
for 5,164 …
www.polstate.com/archives/007119.html

TOUCH-SCREEN voting hasn’t been ‘sold’ to officials
Jackson Clarion Ledger – Jackson,MS,USA
… unfortunate. Among those not sharing Clark’s enthusiasm for Diebold
Election Systems Inc. include some circuit clerks, US Rep. Bennie …
www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/
20050703/COL0601/507030375/1189/NEWS01

2/7/05

TOUCH-SCREEN voting machines roll in
Youngstown Vindicator – Youngstown,OH,USA
… He’s referring to the 766 Diebold AccuVote-TSX System with printer
units that the Trumbull County Board of Elections took delivery of last
week. …
www.vindy.com/basic/news/293180688270569.php

VOTING machine plan criticized
Jackson Clarion Ledger – Jackson,MS,USA
… That leaves 76 counties needing to replace outdated equipment. Clark
announced earlier this week that Diebold Election Systems Inc. …
www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?
AID=/20050702/NEWS01/507020378/1002/NEWS01

IS Diebold’s PIN Invalid?
Motley Fool – USA
By Stephen D. Simpson, CFA. What the heck is going on at Diebold (NYSE:
DBD) these days? For yet another quarter, this maker of ATMs …
www.fool.com/News/mft/2005/mft05070115.htm?ref=foolwatch

THOMPSON raises concerns about purchase of new voting machines
SunHerald.com – Biloxi,MS,USA
… earlier this week that he and the director of the state Department
of Information Technology Services signed a contract this week with Diebold
Election Systems …
www.sunherald.com/mld/thesunherald/12036495.htm

IS Diebold’s PIN Invalid?
Motley Fool – USA
By Stephen D. Simpson, CFA. What the heck is going on at Diebold (NYSE:
DBD) these days? For yet another quarter, this maker of ATMs …
www.fool.com/News/mft/2005/mft05070115.htm?ref=foolwatch

THOMPSON raises concerns about purchase of new voting machines
SunHerald.com – Biloxi,MS,USA
… earlier this week that he and the director of the state Department
of Information Technology Services signed a contract this week with Diebold
Election Systems …
www.sunherald.com/mld/thesunherald/12036495.htm

1/7/05

DIEBOLD reduces outlook, cuts jobs
Miami Herald - FL,USA
NORTH CANTON, Ohio - Diebold Inc., one of the nation's largest makers of
automatic teller machines, slashed its profit outlook for the second quarter
and the ...
http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/national/12024344.htm

30/6/05

SUPERVISORS vote 3 to 1 to remain with Diebold
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
… confidence. The board voted 3-1 to exchange its 4,000 Diebold electronic
voting machines for newer models from the same manufacturer. …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/local/
states/california/counties/alameda_county/12011994.htm

TODAY’S most read story is:
DeSoto Times – Southaven,MS,USA
Diebold Election Systems, which has provided voting machines for Georgia,
Maryland, Alaska and Utah, was awarded a $15 million contract for 5,164
new machines. …
www.godesoto.com/modules.php?op=modload&name
=News&file=article&sid=7605&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

MISSISSIPPI signs contract for new voting machines
SunHerald.com – Biloxi,MS,USA
… said Wednesday that he and the director of the state Department of
Information Technology Services signed a contract this week with Diebold
Election Systems Inc …
www.sunherald.com/mld/thesunherald/12015782.htm

29/6/05

DIEBOLD revisited
Daytona Beach News-Journal – Daytona,FL,USA
… But Diebold Elections Systems, Inc., which wants to sell the county
$800,000 worth of touch-screen machines for voters who are disabled, says
that a paper …
www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/Opinion/Editorials/03OpOPN40062905.htm

28/6/05

DIEBOLD out of California
Enterprise-Record – Chico,CA,USA
… Diebold electronic voting machines pose a real threat to that principle
and should be banned for the following reasons: … All used Diebold electronic
machines. …
www.chicoer.com/Stories/0,1413,135~27922~2941990,00.html

DIEBOLD touch screens don’t meet disability requirements
Daytona Beach News-Journal – Daytona,FL,USA
By SUSAN PYNCHON. The Diebold voting machines being proposed for Volusia
County don’t meet the requirements of the Help America Vote Act. …
www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/Opinion/Editorials/03OpOPN46062805.htm

25/6/05

DIEBOLD – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Diebold Election Systems, a subsidiary of Diebold, surrounded by … Together,

ES&S and Diebold Election Systems are (as of 2004) responsible for tallying

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diebold

22/6/05

STAND firm
Daytona Beach News-Journal – Daytona,FL,USA
The machines in question, made by Diebold Election Systems Inc., do not
currently have the capacity to provide that verification — as required
under the 2002 …
www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/Opinion/Editorials/03OpOPN62062205.htm

21/6/05

FLAGLER votes for touch-screens
Daytona Beach News-Journal – Daytona,FL,USA
… be recounted. The County Commission voted 4-1 to buy 43 touch-screen
machines from Diebold Election Systems for $174,000. The county …
www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/
News/Politics/FlaglerGov/03FlaglerFLAG01POL062105.htm

18/6/05

CALL rises to ‘dump Diebold’
Oakland Tribune – Oakland,CA,USA
SACRAMENTO — As California rolls toward a train wreck with federal and
state laws, voting activists told state elections officials that Diebold
and its …
www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_2810029

17/6/05

ACTIVISTS rip Diebold voting units
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
By Bill Ainsworth. SACRAMENTO — Scores of activists urged a state advisory
panel yesterday to reject a bid by Diebold Elections Systems Inc. …
www.signonsandiego.com/news/state/20050617-9999-7m17vote.html

11/6/05

STATE set to give Diebold the OK
Tri-Valley Herald – Pleasanton,CA,USA
In less than a week, state officials are poised to approve a new Diebold
electronic-voting system that several large counties, including Alameda,
want to use. …
www.insidebayarea.com/localnews/ci_2794375

STOCKS in Motion: Diebold
TheStreet.com – USA
Shares of Diebold (DBD:NYSE – commentary – research) traded lower after
the company announced that it will realign manufacturing operations in
North America …
www.thestreet.com/_googlen/markets/stocksinmotion/
10227534.html?cm_ven=GOOGLEN&cm_cat=FREE&cm_ite=NA

STATE checks voting-machine firms’ backgrounds
2TheAdvocate – Baton Rouge,LA,USA
… said. In the competition are Accupoll, Advanced Voting Systems, Diebold,
Sequoia Voting Systems and Election Systems and Software. …
www.2theadvocate.com/stories/061105/pol_voting001.shtml

DIEBOLD closing Danville plant
WAVY-TV – Portsmouth,VA,USA
… Diebold has been downsizing its operations for some time and workers
had heard rumors that the company would cease production in Danville.

www.wavy.com/Global/story.asp?S=3458263

10/6/05

COUNCIL wise to reject Diebold bid, look for options
Daytona Beach News-Journal – Daytona,FL,USA
… fair hearings, the Volusia County Council voted 4-3 on Monday to reject
a contract for nearly $800,000 to buy the voting machines from Diebold
Election Systems …
www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/Opinion/Editorials/03OpOPN91061005.htm

DIEBOLD calls for investigation of Leon County voting machines
Tallahassee.com – Tallahassee,FL,USA
… Leon County Elections Supervisor Ion Sancho of “gross negligence” for
allowing an outsider to test the county’s voting equipment, Diebold Election
Systems Inc. …
www.tallahassee.com/mld/tallahassee/news/breaking_news/11855543.htm

ELECTIONS board member peeved about missed vote
The Athens News – Athens,OH,USA
… on the machines, it was apparent that Republicans Stevens and Richard
Mottl favored the electronic touch-screen voting machines from Diebold
Election Systems …
www.athensnews.com/issue/article.php3?story_id=20851

2/6/05

JUDGE to decide whether to extend deadlines
Akron Beacon Journal – Akron,OH,USA
… machines. Currently, only a touch-screen machine made by Diebold Election
Systems has met federal and state certification requirements. …

www.ohio.com/mld/beaconjournal/news/state/11790801.htm

UTAH decides on voting machines
New Utah – American Fork,UT,USA
Lt. Gov. Gary Herbert announced Tuesday he’d chosen direct recording electronic
voting equipment — ATM-like machines — made by Diebold to replace the
state’s …

www.newutah.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=
News&file=article&sid=56339&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

UTAH voting is set to turn high-tech
Salt Lake Tribune – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
… Gary Herbert announced Tuesday that the state has awarded a contract
worth about $27 million to Ohio-based Diebold Election Systems, which
also runs statewide …

www.sltrib.com/ci_2772832

PUBLIC ADDRESS 01/06/05 – D’oh!
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
… See… Bonus Joules: EECA In A Vacuum. Diebold Vote Scanners – Designed
To Fool? … See… Diebold Optical Scan Voting System Hacked (3 Ways).

www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00013.htm

31/5/05

DIEBOLD Optical Scan Voting System Hacked (3 Ways
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
Diebold’s opti-scan (paper ballot) voting system uses a curious memory
card design, offering penetration by a lone programmer such that standard
canvassing …
www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0505/S00381.htm

28/5/05

COUNTIES in lawsuit now at 32
Akron Beacon Journal – Akron,OH,USA
… Kenneth Blackwell’s office have been in negotiations since the company
filed the lawsuit May 2. It asserts that the process by which Diebold
Election Systems …
www.ohio.com/mld/beaconjournal/news/state/11758385.htm

25/5/05

COUNTIES Added To Voter Machine Lawsuit
Ohio News Network – Columbus,OH,USA
… Forty-two counties so far have chosen Diebold Election System’s electronic
touch screen systems, equipped with a state-required paper record so voters
can …
www.onnnews.com/Global/story.asp?S=3388121&nav=LQlCaFxT

19/5/05

TOUCH-SCREEN vote foes plan rally
Daytona Beach News-Journal – Daytona,FL,USA
… courthouse at 3:30 pm to protest Supervisor of Elections Ann McFall’s
purchase of 210 touch screen voting machines made by Texas-based Diebold
Election Systems …
www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnli
ne/News/WestVolusia/03WVolEAST05W051805.htm

14/5/05

WILL the election be hacked?
Salon – USA
… voting machines. What she found alarmed her. The machines were state-of-the-art
products from an Ohio company called Diebold. But the …
www.salon.com/tech/feature/2004/02/09/voting_machines/

13/5/05

COUNTIES join lawsuit seeking delay of voting machine …
Akron Beacon Journal – Akron,OH,USA
… certified. Only one vendor, Diebold Election Systems of North Canton,
has been certified to offer touch screens with a paper record. …
www.ohio.com/mld/beaconjournal/news/state/11628960.htm

11/5/05

STATE board approves Diebold
Akron Beacon Journal – Akron,OH,USA
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A state board on Tuesday approved Diebold Election Systems’
touch-screen voting machines for use in Ohio. The state …
www.ohio.com/mld/beaconjournal/news/state/11613049.htm

8/5/05

DIEBOLD machine held up by state regulators
Akron Beacon Journal – Akron,OH,USA
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Less than a week before a certification deadline imposed
by the secretary of state, Diebold’s new touch-screen voting machine still
has not …
www.ohio.com/mld/beaconjournal/11591184.htm

5/5/05

GET voting machines that work best for Utah
New Utah – American Fork,UT,USA
… But, a number of lobbyists have been pushing the state to use electronic,
touch screen voting machines made by ATM giant Diebold. …
www.newutah.com/modules.php?op=modload&name
=News&file=article&sid=54233&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

4/5/05

COMMENTARY:INSTANT Runoff Voting Held Up by Diebold By LAURENCE …
Berkeley Daily Planet – Berkeley,CA,USA
Is the Diebold Corporation, famous for hackable, paperless voting machines,
trying to strangle election reform in Berkeley? Or are …
www.berkeleydaily.org/text/article.cfm?issue=05-03-05&storyID=21313

2/5/05

MAKER of voting machines sues state
Akron Beacon Journal – Akron,OH,USA
… Kenneth Blackwell from enforcing a directive that allows county boards
of elections to buy touch-screen electronic machines made by Diebold Election
Systems or …
www.ohio.com/mld/beaconjournal/news/state/11546369.htm

1/5/05

SYSTEM ain’t broke – why must we fix it?
News-Herald.com – Willoughby,OH,USA
… compliance with state law. He has, for whatever reason, approved the
use of Diebold voting machines statewide. What this means is …
www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=14448
546&BRD=1698&PAG=461&dept_id=21846&rfi=6

27/4/05

VOTER verification critical for touch-screen machines
Daytona Beach News-Journal – Daytona,FL,USA
… hacked. In Maryland, officials commissioned a computer-security expert
to rig a fake election using the state’s Diebold machines. …
www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOn
line/Opinion/Editorials/03OpOPN32042405.htm

25/4/05

VOTER verification critical for touch-screen machines
Daytona Beach News-Journal – Daytona,FL,USA
… hacked. In Maryland, officials commissioned a computer-security expert
to rig a fake election using the state’s Diebold machines. …
www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalO
nline/Opinion/Editorials/03OpOPN32042405.htm

23/4/05

INSTANT-RUNOFF voting urged for Alameda County
Tri-Valley Herald – Pleasanton,CA,USA
… But on Tuesday they saved the sharpest ridicule for the countys voting
vendor, Diebold Election Systems Inc. In 2002, Diebold promised …
www.insidebayarea.com/trivalleyherald/localnews/ci_2679537

16/4/05

DIEBOLD’S touch-screen system OK’d
Akron Beacon Journal – Akron,OH,USA
… The catalyst was a deal with Diebold Inc. … Mark Radke, director
of marketing for Diebold Election Systems, declined to comment on potential
revenue. …
www.ohio.com/mld/beaconjournal/business/11400862.htm

13/4/05

OHIO’S Not-so-Odd Numbers
Red State – USA
… into it from 2000— this happened in several places throughout Ohio
where precincts had been combined with the expectation that new Diebold
machines would be …
dales.redstate.org/story/2005/4/12/112124/560

10/4/05

VOLUSIA will get paperless voting
Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
… went against the wishes of scores of paperless-voting foes and authorized
Election Supervisor Ann McFall to negotiate a contract with Diebold Election
Systems …
www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/florida/orl-locvdisab
ledvoters08040805apr08,0,5114238.story?coll=sfla-news-florida

PAPER Makes a Comeback as Electronic Elections Spur Opposition
Bloomberg – USA
Even Ohio, home to Diebold Inc., the world’s leading maker of paperless
machines, plans to spend $106 million in federal funds exclusively on
optical-scan …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=aaB4iadjGAC0&refer=us

9/4/05

VOLUSIA will get paperless voting
Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
… went against the wishes of scores of paperless-voting foes and authorized
Election Supervisor Ann McFall to negotiate a contract with Diebold Election
Systems …
www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/florida/orl-locvdisabl
edvoters08040805apr08,0,5114238.story?coll=sfla-news-florida

PAPER Makes a Comeback as Electronic Elections Spur Opposition
Bloomberg – USA
Even Ohio, home to Diebold Inc., the world’s leading maker of paperless
machines, plans to spend $106 million in federal funds exclusively on
optical-scan …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=aaB4iadjGAC0&refer=us

30/3/05

BLACKBOX Voting Investigation Update
Guerrilla News Network – USA
How do I say I don’t trust Diebold, or whoever their funding is coming
from in 200 words or more? … Why doesn’t Diebold identify this man for
the public? …
www.gnn.tv/headlines/1716/Blackbox_Voting_Investigation_Update

VAPORIZING votes
Republic – Vancouver,Canada
… Two companies with extensive ties to the Republican party, Diebold
and ES+S, together electronically counted 80% of the November 2004 votes.

www.republic-news.org/archive/101-repub/101_lindfield.htm

29/3/05

ELECTION Committee to Decide on New Voting Machines
KSL-TV – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
… starting tomorrow. One of those vendors demonstrated its equipment,
today. Diebold , says … their touch- screen method, is the most advanced.

tv.ksl.com/index.php?nid=39&sid=158602

DIEBOLD to tally local votes
The Athens News – Athens,OH,USA
Ohio Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell has chosen Canton-based Diebold,
Inc., to provide Athens County its optical-scan voting system after the
Athens …
www.athensnews.com/issue/article.php3?story_id=20175

22/3/05

FOCUS – Ohio’s Blackwell Ridicules Election Fraud “Conspiracy”
www.truthout.org/docs_2005/032205X.shtml

11/3/05

REPORT: Some Md. vote machines problematic
San Jose Mercury News – USA
… Few problems were reported with the state’s machines on Election Day.
Montgomery used 2,597 units made by Ohio-based Diebold Inc. …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/politics/11094447.htm

TERESA Heinz Kerry – Hacking the “Mother Machine”?
Common Dreams – USA
… machine expert (and founder of www.BanVotingMachines.org Lynn Landes
in an article for the Online Journal, Bob Urosevich, president of Diebold
Election Systems …
www.commondreams.org/views05/0310-32.htm

VOTING machine purchase presents dilemma
Daytona Beach News-Journal – Daytona,FL,USA
… certification would take. Another system has been certified, though
— a touchscreen system made by Diebold Election Systems. But that …
www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/News/Local/03AreaEAST02031005.htm

BOARD of Elections still waiting for decision on new voting …
The Athens News – Athens,OH,USA
… said every county in Ohio has to switch to the optical-scan machines,
and that each county can pick either machines offered by Diebold Election
Systems or …
www.athensnews.com/issue/article.php3?story_id=19946

9/3/05

EMERGING Scandal on MD Voting Machine Performance
Scoop.co.nz (press release) – New Zealand
… Elections convinced the media that Election Day went smoothly, when
in fact there were serious statewide, systemic problems with the Diebold
electronic voting …
www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00147.htm

26/2/05

VOTING maching firm files protest
KATC – Lafayette,LA,USA
Diebold Election System Incorporated filed a formal challenge this week
over the decision to disqualify it from submitting bids or proposals for
the five …
www.katc.com/Global/story.asp?S=2998562

25/2/05

SCOOP: Diebold Memos Disclose Florida 2000 E-Voting Fraud
… More. Diebold Memos Disclose Florida 2000 E-Voting Fraud. … The Diebold
Memos’ Smoking Gun Volusia County Memos Disclose Election 2000 Vote Fraud.

www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0310/S00211.htm

12/2/05

nashuaadvocate.blogspot.com/2005/02/
chaos-in-ohio-blackwell-says-gop-chair.html

Chaos in Ohio: Blackwell Says GOP Chair Is in Diebold’s “Hip …
Nashua Advocate – USA
… Bennett is prepared to enter the state’s largest county into a contract with controversial voting equipment manufacturer Diebold for 6,000 voting machines (yes …

4/2/05

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/
special_packages/election2004/10809627.htm

Prototype printer fails to satisfy e-voting activists
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
The prototype that Diebold Inc. is now touting is exactly what some critics of the ATM-like machines have been demanding for several years. …

2/2/05

www.sddt.com/News/article.cfm?SourceCode=20050201tba
Diebold recount procedures figure in election contest
San Diego Daily Transcript – San Diego,CA,USA
By CATHERINE MACRAE HOCKMUTH. Attorneys on both sides of the mayoral election trial on Tuesday argued over the significance of an …

politics.guardian.co.uk/egovernment/comment/0,12767,1403546,00.html
Political machinations
Guardian – UK
… Electronic voting machines made by the Diebold company use the Gems (Global Election Management Systems) software, which was used to count over a third of the …

26/1/05

seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/209250_diebold25.html
Election activist claims victory
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
… of poppycock,” as she puts it: The attorney general of California recently took up a whistle-blower claim filed by Harris against Diebold Election Systems and …

14/1/05

www.ohio.com/mld/beaconjournal/10640604.htm
Ohio shift hurts Diebold
Akron Beacon Journal (subscription) – Akron,OH,USA
By Erika D. Smith. Ohio’s decision to ditch touch-screen voting machines will take Diebold Inc. back to the drawing board on its earnings forecast.

www.infozine.com/news/stories/op/storiesView/sid/5266/
Sham Recount Process on Diebold E-voting Machines
Kansas City infoZine – Kansas City,MO,USA
proposition referendum will come under court examination in a case that highlights major problems with conducting a recount using Diebold electronic voting

www.athensnews.com/issue/article.php3?story_id=19396
Board wants out of vote machine contract
The Athens News – Athens,OH,USA
In January 2004, the Athens County Board of Elections voted 3-1 to purchase electronic voting machines from Diebold Election Systems, and at one time local

3/1/05

bellaciao.org/en/article.php3?id_article=4939
Ohio’s non-recount ends amidst evidence of fraud, theft and
Collective Bellaciao – Paris,France
These later totals came from counts done by hand, as opposed to counts done by computer tabulators, many of which came from Diebold.

  
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