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Daily Voting News For October 22, 2006

Published: Tue 24 Oct 2006 02:53 PM
Daily Voting News For October 22, 2006
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
"Thirty states now allow no-excuse absentee voting, and most of them also allow voters to cast early ballots in person at county clerks’ offices or satellite polling places." / I love this opening to an article: "On a warm Friday afternoon last May, Alex Halderman double-parked his Cadillac STS near a New York hotel, left the motor idling and ducked into an alley for a secret rendezvous. Moments later, the Princeton University grad student emerged with a black attaché case containing what he feared was a grave threat to the United States: A Diebold AccuVote-TS electronic voting machine." ...
National: Growing Absentee Voting Is Reshaping Campaigns LINK
National: The sleuths who showed how to steal your e-vote. Princeton team's find intensifies concerns LINK
National: Electroshock. You don't need to believe in a vast vote-rigging conspiracy to be worried about the use of e-voting machines in November. LINK
National: Polling Sites Often Neglect Disability, Language Minority Access Requirements LINK
National: Nine Countries Review Transparency in Elections LINK
National: Losing elections' paper trail: Crisis waiting to happen LINK
National: Electronic Voting Machines Could Skew Elections LINK
National: CNN – Jack Cafferty - American Democracy Threatened By E-Voting Machines LINK
National: Listen to the Voices Calling for Reform in America LINK
Arizona: The United States Supreme Court at the Polls, in Arizona: The More Things Change… LINK
California: Most voters likely to cast absentee ballots in November. 47 percent voted from home in June primary LINK
California: Mail-in voting changes campaign dynamics LINK
Colorado: Columnist - It's a must: hackerproof democracy LINK
Florida: Plastic ­ and Paper? LINK
Florida: Volusia County - Supervisors, poll watchers brace for upcoming elections LINK
Maryland: Is voting all about the 'ker-chunk'? LINK
Maryland: Another Diebold Source Code Leak LINK
Maryland: Baltimore - Baltimore lagging in preparation for election LINK
Missouri: Election judge banned from polls for double voting LINK
Pennsylvania: Butler County - Suit over Butler County's touch-screen voting dropped LINK
Tennessee: Sumner County - Amendments stump some early voters LINK
Texas: Opinion - Rebeca Chapa: Electronic voting continues to raise questions LINK
Utah: Editorial - The Thumb LINK
Washington: Wash loves vote-by-mail; is online voting next? LINK
Washington: King County - Registration forms sent via UPS make 1,100 ineligible to vote 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
Member www.votetrustusa.org

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