Wednesday, October 03, 2007

"Clean Elections" Lawsuit to Expand to All 50 States

More Plaintiffs Needed

As of last Wednesday, all ten states currently listed as defendants in the National Clean Elections Lawsuit were served with the Summons and Complaint. The action is aimed at prohibiting the use of all types of vote counting machines, and requiring hand-counting of all primary and general election ballots in full view of the public.

The lawsuit has raised significant constitutional questions challenging the generally accepted practices of state election officials of relying on "black box" voting machines to record and count the votes at each polling station, and allow tallying of votes by election officials outside the view of the general public. In many cases, states have officially authorized voting "systems" that leave virtually no paper trail from which to audit the vote.

Read more here.


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