Daily Voting News For December 28, 2006

Published: Fri 29 Dec 2006 02:09 PM
Daily Voting News For December 28, 2006
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of
The past two days news has been about change and lack of change. Kentucky is talking about change and entry into the voter verified world of elections. Meanwhile New York counties are talking about a lack of change. They have voting machines that have been working well for them and they don't want to get rid of those old lever machines. Can anyone blame them? And, at least one county in Pennsylvania is selling their old lever machines to a salvager....
National: Opinion - Voting system should be secure and capable of being audited LINK
National: E-Voting Named #3 in PCWorld's 'Biggest Technology Mistakes of 2006' LINK
National: Three open letters to Kathy Dopp, Jonathan Simon and voting activists everywhere LINK
Kansas: Ford County ends contract with Voting Technologies International LINK
Kansas: Seward County - Electronic voting here to stay LINK
Kentucky: Group to consider paper trails for new voting machines LINK
New York: Essex County supervisors resolve to improve access to polling sites LINK
New York: Madison County - Lever era ain't over 'til it's over LINK
New York: Nassau County - Legislature, Board of Elections Move to Intervene in Lawsuit on Voting Machines LINK
Pennsylvania: Lackawanna County - Old voting machines just junk to salvager LINK
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