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Daily Voting News For December 16, 2006

Published: Mon 18 Dec 2006 02:04 PM
Daily Voting News For December 16, 2006
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
NOTE: Our apologies for the lack of a DVN yesterday. We were one of the million, or so, households in the Pac.Nor.West who lost power during the big Thursday night storm. QUOTE: “The e-voting machines are a threat to democracy. Putting a VVPAT on them is nothing more than a band-aid. It’s like requiring a seat belt in a Ford Pinto. What good does it do when the Pinto explodes?” Brad Friedman...
National: Gambling On Votes? Experts Say You Do LINK
Alabama: Madison County - Seibert asks state to check 'lost' votes LINK
California: Nevada County - Committee formed to choose voting machines LINK
Colorado: Montrose County - Violation of election laws? LINK
Florida: Secretary of state pick could bring voting paper trail LINK
Florida: Paper vote trail IS coming LINK
Florida: Duval County - ELECTIONS: Follow the paper trail LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Tuesday Hearing on Critical E-Voting Evidence in Flawed Florida Election
Search for Thousands of Missing Votes in Sarasota County Congressional Race LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - District 13 race to go back to court LINK
Georgia: Voting machines may need work
New machines used in three counties had some problems, but were accurate LINK
Indiana: Delaware County - Recorder's recount going back to court LINK
Kentucky: Scott County - eSlate eases vote count LINK
Massachusetts: Ballot shortage leads to shakeup in Boston
State takes over elections division after some voters wait hours in line LINK
North Carolina: Buncombe County - $2.5M worth voting machines may head to dump LINK
North Carolina: Guilford County - Printers failed on voting machines LINK
New York: Voting machine delays loom LINK
New York: New York State’s Voting Machine Certification Process LINK
Pennsylvania: Judge orders hand recount of ballots in crucial House race LINK
South Carolina: Opinion - S.C.’s flawed voting machines LINK
Texas: Williamson County - Expect some changes in the next election
Acting official will recommend more staffing, training, technical support. 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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