Daily Voting News For November 19, 2006

Published: Mon 20 Nov 2006 03:14 PM
Daily Voting News For November 19, 2006
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of
"Florida needs to demonstrate that it is a functioning democracy by getting to the bottom of the problem in the District 13 Congressional Race in Sarasota County. Republican Vern Buchanan now leads Christine Jennings by only 369 votes. But voter complaints and anomalous statistics raise the question: did the voters decide this election, or did software or hardware errors tip the result in favor of a candidate who would otherwise have lost?" David Dill "Is Florida Ready for Democracy?" on HuffPo.
NAtional: Editorial - The ballot box shell game LINK...
National: Electronic voting trend may be short-circuiting LINK
National: Do voting machines need trail of paper? LINK
National: The End Of Election Day LINK
National: Did Your Vote Get Counted? LINK
Arizona: Opinion - Poll workers' challenge LINK
Arizona: For Once the "Winner" Wants All the Votes Counted Too LINK
Colorado: Colorado elections ­ Many problems, many solutions, no guarantees LINK
Colorado: Montrose County - Working to resolve issues LINK
Florida: Opinion - Reliability
Crist must address voting concerns LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - District 13 power players fight for fairness LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Maligned voting machines defended LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Most callers report voting problems LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Editorial - A mystery that won't unravel
Our position: The meaningless recount in Sarasota weakens faith in political system. LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Is Florida Ready for Democracy? LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Lawsuits Coming in Sarasota's Disastrous 13th District U.S. House Race in Florida LINK
Montana: Gallatin County - Voters complain about faint ovals on ballots LINK
South Carolina: Close statewide elections bring calls for voting paper trail LINK
Virginia: Who’s Afraid of Virginia’s Voting Machines? LINK
Wyoming: Trauner: Change law to allow hand counts 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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