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Daily Voting News For September 23, 2006

Published: Mon 25 Sep 2006 02:27 PM
Daily Voting News For September 23, 2006
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org and VoteTrustUSA.Org
Most of today's news is on the Colorado court decision. This was a resounding win for the voters of the state. The state's DREs will be used in Nov. but they will be decertified immediately after and may not be re-certified. Great job by the legal team including VoterAction. / Mississippi will be disenfranchising absentee and overseas/military voters by not allowing them to vote in a special legislative election that will be held on Nov. 7 along with the general election. / Two excellent articles in today's NYTimes. ...
National: Officials Wary of Electronic Voting Machines LINK
National: The Big Gamble on Electronic Voting LINK
National: CNN's Lou Dobbs:Problems With E-Voting Machines Are Now Nationwide LINK
Arizona: Pima County - Supervisors certify election results LINK
California: Gov Signs Some Election Reform Bills, Bowen Measures Still Await Action LINK
Colorado: Judge approves voting machines LINK
Colorado: Colo. judge warily OKs voting machines LINK
Colorado: Vote machines a go. Judge rips security testing, but says it's too late to switch LINK
Colorado: Vote won't be on paper LINK
Colorado: Mesa County - Election decision saves county roughly $1 million LINK
Connecticut: Opinion - New Voting Machines, New Levels Of Reliability LINK
Maryland: Paper or Diebold? LINK
Mississippi: Legislative qualifying date extended LINK
Mississippi: Vote affects absentee ballots LINK
Mississippi: Leflore County - Voters will be watched closely on Tuesday LINK
Pennsylvania: Luzerne County - Privacy curtains would cost Luzerne County $156G LINK
Pennsylvania: Luzerne County - Voting curtains to cost $146,000 LINK
Washington: Snohomish County - Judge restores right to vote. The county erred in removing a man from the voting rolls because he wasn't living in his Maltby house, a judge rules. LINK
**"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or Scoop.**
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John Gideon
Executive Director www.votersunite.org and
Information Manager www.votetrustusa.org

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