Daily Voting News For September 24, 2006

Published: Mon 25 Sep 2006 02:46 PM
Daily Voting News For September 24, 2006
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org
From an article on the Colorado lawsuit; "Whenever you hear an assertion from an election official of why you should trust their machines," [Expert witness Dan] Wallach said, "inevitably it boils down to 'because they are federally certified."' The reliance on federal testing for computer vulnerabilities was called into question during the case. "The evidence is that there were pretty significant areas at the federal level where such testing simply wasn't done,"Judge Manzanares said in his ruling. / Why has Sequoia misled in a recent press release concerning their products and the Brennan Center Report? ...
National: Sequoia Misleads New York LINK
National: Over 1,400 Sign Up For New "Pollworkers For Democracy" Project In First Week LINK
National: Focus on election law stirs up legal frenzy LINK
National: Rolling Stone interviews a Diebold whistleblower LINK
National: Experts predict voting glitches LINK
National: The Big Gamble On Electronic Voting LINK
Colorado: Vote ruling dims mood. A judge's "nuanced"decision allows electronic ballots Nov. 7 but then requires recertification. Officials say everything's secure. LINK
Georgia: Electronic voting faces new scrutiny LINK
Georgia: Nation needs comprehensive voting reform LINK
Maryland: Opinion - Has Florida come to Maryland? LINK
Maryland: Opinion - Absentee leadership LINK
Maryland: Our Say: Election foul-ups won't be fixed by grandstanding LINK
Maryland: Harford County - Primary tally done; outcome stays the same. Glitch forced some to cast provisional ballots LINK
Maryland: Pr. George's Voting Glitches Highlight Training Problems LINK
Ohio: Opinion - Election Day too special to become just a matter of personal convenience LINK
Oregon: Editorial - Chasing phantom fraud LINK
Tennessee: Group supports vote-count lawsuits LINK
Tennessee: Memphis - Protestors Want Election Results Thrown Out 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.**
John Gideon
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