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Link: U.S. Congress to Look at Voting Problems

Published: Sat 2 Dec 2006 09:02 PM
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Congress to Look at Voting Problems
By Jeremy Wallace
The Southwest Florida Herald Tribune
Thursday 30 November 2006
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Sarasota's voting controversy has given new life to election reform advocates in Congress, prompting the incoming leader of the House to make the issue a top priority for the new year and triggering hearings in the US Senate.
More than being just a battle over who won the 13th Congressional District, officials on Capitol Hill say what happened in Sarasota has wider implications for the nation, giving a more substantive edge to what previously was mostly a theoretical debate over the reliability of touchscreen voting machines.
"What happened in Sarasota really does highlight the issue," said Howard Gantman, communications director for US Sen. Diane Feinstein, a Democrat from California who is already vowing to hold hearings on the voting issues early in 2007.
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