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Pennsylvania doesn't need new voter ID law

By Kathryn Boockvar, Morning Call, April 7, 2009 


Bailout for taxpayers: Republicans should pay Creekside legal fees

Editorial, Courier Times/Intelligencer, December 7, 2008

Bucks County Courier Times editorial page "Thumbs Up," November 14, 2008, to attorney Marc Weinstein

Election Dayjà vu

Editorial, Courier Times/Intelligencer, November 5, 2008


Magic and Madness

By Jim Strait, November 4, 2008 


Halfway measure

Editorial, Courier Times/Intelligencer, October 15, 2008


Disappearing voters: States too aggressive in purging the rolls

Editorial, Intelligencer, October 12, 2008


Lawyers win, you lose

Editorial, Intelligencer, October 10, 2008,

Bucks County Courier Times, October 12, 2008


Polling place switch: Ballot blocking

Editorial, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 3, 2008


'Two years of harrassment': Troubling testimony

Editorial, Courier Times/Intelligencer, October 1, 2008


Director directed?

Editorial, Bucks County Courier Times & Intelligencer, September 25, 2008


Shifty shutdown?

Editorial, Bucks County Courier Times, September 24, 2008


Better voting now, guest editorial, News of Delaware County, September 10, 2008


Losing touch: Electing to use a screen to vote has drawbacks

Editorial, Intelligencer, August 19, 2008


A bad electronic voting bill, New York Times editorial, August 3, 2008


A tale of three (electronic voting) elections, New York Times editorial by Adam Cohen, July 31, 2008


Voting for secrecy

Editorial, Bucks County Courier Times, July 24, 2008


Check that vote, New York Times editorial, July 16, 2008


Another ineffective e-voting reform bill that solves nothing

By Jerry Lobdill,, June 23, 2008


Elections with no competition

By Tim Potts, Courier Times Guest Opinion, June 12, 2008

Good money after bad? Controversial voting machines get more funding

Editorial, Intelligencer, June 7, 2008


Confusion at the polls

Editorial, Bucks County Courier Times, April 24, 2008


Election fraud in Pennsylvania?

Opinion: Michael Collins, "Scoop" Independent News, April 20, 2008


Playing Russian roulette on Election Day

By Thomas J. Fewlass, Bucks County Courier Times, April 17, 2008


Electronic ballots require a paper backup

Patriot-News /, March 16, 2008


Why Bucks needs new voting machines: The vote totals on the county's electronic machines cannot be independently verified.

By Madeline Rawley, Intelligencer Soapbox, March 14, 2008


Voters root for the paper trail

By Bridget Wingert, Bucks County Herald, March 5, 2008


Meeting shows our system at work

By Lou Sessinger, Intelligencer, Feb. 21, 2008

Intelligencer Editorial, Feb. 8, 2008, "Time to reconsider: Voting machine controversy won't go away…The Republican commissioners can no longer turn their backs on this. They were elected to serve the voters who elected them. By maintaining there is no problem, they are serving only themselves."

Some Primary Questions,, 17 January 2008

A quick fix for electronic voting, NY Times editorial, January 16, 2008


Primary Concerns: Hoisting a few red flags about the elections, by Robert C. Koehler, Tribune Media Services, January 10, 2008

Courier Times Guest Opinion: Requesting county records reveals 'fortress mentality' by Madeline Rawley, Oct. 29, 2007

Intelligencer Editorial, Oct. 8, 2007, Voting glitch

Intelligencer Editorial, Sept. 9, 2007, Try, try again: Congress considers reforming voter reform

Securing (or not) your right to vote, by Steven Levy, Newsweek, Sept. 10, 2007


Microsoft 811Safety for Voting Machine Vendors, by Michael Collins, Scoop, Sept. 4, 2007


Give Northampton voters a 'time out' from computer, by Alan Brau, Morning Call, Aug. 26, 2007


Voting is not a simple process, by Bridget Wingert, Bucks County Herald, July 26, 2007


Voters deserve verifiable electronic votes, by Alan Brau, Morning Call, May 16, 2007


Intelligencer Editorial, March 7, 2007, Coalition keeps at it: Voters group wants to see what makes machines tick


Ease of use doesn't matter if machines aren't accurate

By Janis Hobbs-Pellechio, Bucks County Courier Times, Feb. 23, 2007


Voters group continues to find fault with voting machines

By Janis Hobbs-Pellechio, Intelligencer Soapbox, Feb. 16, 2007


Bucks official compounds mistake made with voting machines

By Neil Samuels, Intelligencer Soapbox, Dec. 20, 2006


Help the voter: It's time to address electronic voting problems
Editorial, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Nov. 29, 2006

NY Times Op-Ed: Keeping the voting clean, by Richard L. Hasen, Nov. 11, 2006

eScan snafu shows lack of preparation
Lancaster New Era, November 10, 2006


Opinion: A fundamental concern
By Dan Rather, Mexia Daily News, Oct. 6, 2006

Cheating the machine / The perils of electronic voting go on display
Editorial, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Oct. 2, 2006

Simple works best
By Ken Neal, Tulsa World, Oct. 1, 2006

Lou Dobbs: Voting machines put U.S. democracy at risk, Sept. 20, 2006

Guest Opinion submitted to the Courier Times, September 19, 2006


New York Times Editorial, September 5, 2006

In Search of Accurate Vote Totals


Editorial--Trust, but verify: Voter advocate suit has some merit, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 21, 2006


Washington Post Editorial, “Will your vote count in 2006?” August 1, 2006


Intelligencer Editorial, May 19, 2006, Bucks all alone: No other county missed voting machine deadline


Guest Opinion: Commissioners wasted money, not voting machine opponents

By Connie Fewlass, Courier Times, May 17, 2006


Editorial, Courier Times, April 28, 2006, Tried and true: That we’ll be using the old voting machines for the primary isn’t bad news.


Guest Opinion: Don't trust easily manipulated computer voting machines

By Alan Brau, M.D., Morning Call, March 23, 2006

NY Times Editorial: Common sense in Maryland, March 23, 2006, "...other states should follow Maryland's lead."

Opinion: About those new voting machines

By J. D. Mullane, Bucks County Courier Times, March 21, 2006


Guest Opinion, Courier Times, March 13, 2006, Only one voting machine meets county's criteria


Op-Ed by Janis Hobbs-Pellechio, CVI Volunteer, Mar. 9, 2006


Intelligencer Editorial, March 6, 2006, Decision drawing nearer

NY Times Editorial: A Voting Machine Mess, March 3, 2006

Guest column: Actually, paper is cheaper

By Paul Stokes and Robert Stearns, Alamogordone Daily News, Mar. 1, 2006

Editorial, Inquirer, March 1, 2006, Let Pa. high court cast decisive ballot


Editorial, Intelligencer, Feb. 25, 2006  Time running out


Courier Times' Opinion: Thumbs Down to leadership in the U.S. House of Reps for ignoring bill that would delay deadline for new machines

Opinion: Flawed election machines leave Maryland voters guessing  By Avi Rubin, Baltimore Sun, February 15, 2006

Editorial, Courier Times, January 27, 2006

A vote for delay: Too many unanswered questions have been raised about electronic voting machines.


Editorial, Intelligencer, January 27, 2006

Time running out: But choosing voting machines can't be rushed


Editorial, Courier Times, December 27, 2005

Voting machines: Getting it right


Opinion: Digital voting fears are grounded in facts  By Justin Moore, Dept. of Computer Science, Duke University, Roanoke Times, December 4, 2005     


Opinion: New York State League of Women Voters Supports the Optical Scan Voting System  [Read full editorial.] 


Editorial, Intelligencer, November 8, 2005

One more time: Bucks voters say goodbye to lever machines

Editorial, Intelligencer, October 2, 2005

Editorial, Intelligencer, September 25, 2005
Editorial, Intelligencer, July 4, 2005

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