Daily Voting News For November 4, 2006

Published: Mon 6 Nov 2006 05:30 PM
Daily Voting News For November 4, 2006
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of
The good folks in Luzerne Co. Pennsylvania are starting to wake-up and realize they may be spending a bit more of their tax money than they expected. Their contract with ES does not cover maintenance fees for next year. The tax payers will be expected to pony-up over $250,000 just for next year. Previously, the tax payers paid NOTHING for their lever machine maintenance. ...
National: Voting System Testing and the Enclosure of Transparency LINK
National: As Vote Nears, Parties Prepare for Legal Fights LINK
National: What do the Experts Say About Electronic Voting? LINK
National: Early Voting: Getting the Jump on Election Day LINK
Alaska: Voters favor paper ballots
Touch Screens: Machines may be too unpredictable for voters. LINK
Arkansas: Ashley County - County to Stress Use of Machines Rather than Paper Ballots LINK
California: Absentee voting, electronic systems on rise
Registrars brace for computer glitches, counting of mail-ins LINK
California: Riverside County - E-voting safer -- but safe enough? LINK
California: San Bernardino County - Web site shows voting machine vulnerability
Electronic election device has button that allows for multiple ballot castings LINK
California: San Diego County - Debate Rages Over Electronic Voting Machine Hacking LINK
California: San Joaquin County - Registrar of voters discusses possible strike, other election issues LINK
Colorado: Pueblo County - Officials say voting machines tamper-proof LINK
Delaware: Election officials: electronic voting safe, secure LINK
Florida: I-Team: Florida Could Face Another Election Fiasco
New Voting Machines Caused Problems In Sept. Primary LINK
Florida: Editorial - Fixing the vote. Elections equipment faces hard test LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Careful with that voting LINK
Florida: Volusia County - Plan in place to address vote machine time glitch LINK
Illinois: Polling changes aim to provide quicker results. LINK
Kentucky: Opinion - Brave new ballot box LINK
Massachusetts: Newton - Election boss pick raises ethical questions LINK
Maryland: Officials Fear Counting Md. Ballots Could Take Days LINK
New Mexico: McKinley County - Voters find problems at the polls LINK
New Jersey: Mercer County - Oversight of elections sought
Mercer vote official wants feds to step in LINK
New York: Disabled voters' options are few LINK
Ohio: Cuyahoga County elections staff probe inaccurate scan test LINK
Ohio: Trumbull County elections board notifies voters of machine glitch LINK
Pennsylvania: Pa. election will be first with all electronic machines LINK
Pennsylvania: Chester County - Officials confident that vote-counting process will move efficiently LINK
Pennsylvania: Lancaster County - VOTE of confidence
Touch-screens ready for big turnout Tuesday LINK
Pennsylvania: Luzerne County - E-voting machines will cost $250,000 in maintenance LINK
Tennessee: Shelby County - Voting cards missing; no alarm
Republican fears are groundless, says Election Commission LINK
Tennessee: Shelby County - Missing Smartcards LINK
Texas: Supreme Court denies Texas Democrats in voting case LINK
Texas: Paper or electronic? Some voters get a choice LINK
Texas: El Paso County - El Paso's Electronic Voting Machines Have Problems LINK
Texas: Williamson County - Electronic voting machines causing problems in Williamson County LINK
Utah: Spanish speakers to get help at polls LINK
Virginia: Newport News - Two NN election lawsuits dismissed LINK
Washington: King County elections office: Are its problems solved? LINK
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