In the March 2008 primary election, Cuyahoga County voters - in contrast to those in other Ohio counties - will be denied the benefits of voting technology that provides notice of and the opportunity to correct errors. The predictable result of this step backward is that more Cuyahoga County residents will have their votes rejected in comparison with voters elsewhere in the state. This violates Plaintiffs' fundamental right to have their votes count on an equal basis with those cast by other citizens.
The case was filed by the ACLU on behalf of two Cuyahoga County registered voters, according to a plaintiff's affidavit [PDF text] filed with the motion for preliminary injunction. AP has more. The Cleveland Plain Dealer has local coverage.
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