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Daily Voting News For January 23, 2007

Published: Thu 25 Jan 2007 10:35 AM
Daily Voting News For January 23, 2007
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
According to a Michael Richardson article posted at OpEdNews [see below]; “Although the public was not informed by the Election Assistance Commission about its decision to not issue interim accreditation to Ciber, Inc., one of the nation's three previously certified test laboratories for electronic voting machines, the company executives were very aware they had lost a hold on the lucrative testing business. While unknowing election officials around America continued to incorrectly claim their voting machines were properly tested and certified in the months leading up to the November 2006 elections several Ciber honchos quietly began a stock sell-off. // And according to a newspaper in St. Louis [see below], an Illinois state representative has filed a bill that calls for the state of Illinois to study the idea of using Internet voting as early as 2010....
NAtional: Insider trading stock sell-off by Ciber execs during EAC secrecy over voting machine test lab ban LINK
National: Georgia's Unusual 'Electoral College' LINK
National: Democrats may resist bill to restrict state elections officials’ campaigning LINK
California: Riverside County - Hearing on voting practices set for Tuesday LINK
Colorado: Colorado Secretary of State Takes Public Comment on Electronic Voting Machines LINK
Colorado: Denver - Denver's voter registration list in question LINK
Florida: Secretary of state grades 2006 elections LINK
Florida: FL-13 - Jennings will be Tauscher SOTU guest LINK
Illinois: Illinois lawmaker's online voting bill sparks myriad of opinions LINK
Illinois: IL House may consider Internet voting LINK
Indiana: Tippecanoe County – Opinion - Vote centers may increase local turnout LINK
Maine: Compliance with election reforms on track LINK
New York: Old voting machines lingering LINK
Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Jury debates whether workers mishandled presidential vote recount LINK
Pennsylvania: Centre County voters challenge new machines LINK
Pennsylvania: Northampton County - Panel vying for less-vexed voters in area LINK
Wyoming: Sheridan County - Sheridan vote count uncovers iffy ballots LINK
Wyoming: Sheridan County - Recount confirms Cubin win 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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