Daily Voting News For December 1, 2006

Published: Sat 2 Dec 2006 09:42 PM
Daily Voting News For December 1, 2006
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of
There is already a scheduled recount in the OH-15 District that will begin next Tuesday. Now a Franklin Co judge has also asked for a recount of her loss due to suspected machine problems. / It seems that Sequoia VP Howard Cramer may have been less than honest in statements made to the Denver Election Commission which is investigating why they had miserable failures in last month's election. He tried to say that Sequoia was only asked for "voter registration" software and the county misused that software as an e-poll book. Documents now show that Sequoia was contracted to provide what is clearly e-poll book software. Oh what a tangled web we weave....
National: Security Of Electronic Voting Is Condemned
Paper Systems Should Be Included, Agency Says LINK
National: NIST Reaches Unavoidable Conclusion: Paperless DREs Not Acceptable LINK
National: Valid voting is not rocket science
Congress can ensure that our ballot system works accurately and reliably every election with proper funding LINK
National: Wireless Enters the Political Arena
Wireless may rock the vote in coming elections. LINK
National: E-voting needs paper trail, scientists say LINK
National: Touch-screen voting machines aren't secure, federal agency says LINK
National: Feinstein: Report Highlights Need for New Legislation to Reform Electronic Voting LINK
National: Report: Paperless e-voting is not secure LINK
National: Federal agency faults voting machines LINK
National: Page One Washington Post: 'Paperless Electronic Voting Machines Cannot Be Made Secure' LINK
National: Congress Addresses Voting; Advocates Hold Breath LINK
National: The issue of paperless ballots LINK
Alabama: Madison County - Voting machines pass test for recount today LINK
Colorado: Denver County - City asked for pollbook software LINK
Colorado: Douglas County - Douglas foresaw voting 'train wreck' LINK
Colorado: Douglas County Seeks Solutions To Voting Problems LINK
Colorado: Douglas County starts untangling voting problems LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Use touch-screen brain to solve election puzzle LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Test shows vote machines OK LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - A dozen good reasons for the low vote LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - State: Workers erred in testing LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Election lawsuit expands LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Human error root of e-vote disparities LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Voting-Machine Maker Added to Fla. Lawsuit LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - State begins second touch-screen test LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Second touch-screen test underway LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Audit an Exercise in Futility; Revote Only Remedy for Sarasota Voters, Mitchell Says LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Group Says State Run Tests of ES Touch-Screen Machines an 'Excercise in Futility' LINK
Maryland: Baltimore County - County seeks investigation on how some people voted twice LINK
New Jersey: Ocean County – Opinion - Your vote may or may not have been counted on Election Day LINK
Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Ohio County Considers New, More Secure Voting System LINK
Ohio: Franklin County - Judge wants recount, citing errors at the polls LINK
Ohio: Miami County officials worry 2008 presidential election could be 'chaos' LINK
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