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Daily Voting News For March 27, 2007

Published: Thu 29 Mar 2007 02:55 PM
Daily Voting News For March 27, 2007
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
The House Administration (full committee) is planning to markup Rep. Holt's Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2007 (HR. 811) on Thursday, March 29th at 10am. Any letters in opposition to this bill’s lack of a ban of DREs should be addressed to House Administration and faxed to them today or tomorrow so they can be inserted in the Record. Meanwhile a judge in Orange Co. California ruled in a contested election that the vvpat did not have to be counted. And one more Cuyahoga Co. Ohio board of elections member has resigned leaving just one member to be removed from his position by the Secretary of State....
NAtional: Time for Congress to Move on the Holt Bill LINK
National: Press Release - HBO's "Hacking Democracy" released on DVD -- a must see film LINK
National: International observers find fault with 2006 United States election and call for Congressional reform LINK
California: CACEO Goes Coo-Coo Over New 'Top-to-Bottom Review' Criteria for Voting Systems in California LINK
California: Elections Officials Worry About Bowen Plan LINK
California: State elections review prompts concern, optimism LINK
California: Orange County - Janet Nguyen wins O.C. supervisor's seat A judge proclaims her the winner over Trung Nguyen by three votes. She will take office today, but an appeal is likely. LINK
California: Orange County - Election Contest Decided by 3 Votes, Judge Refuses to Order Hand Count of Touch-Screen 'Paper Records' LINK
California: San Diego County - Votes of little confidence LINK
California: Santa Cruz County - County registrar scrambles to hold early presidential primary LINK
Florida: Changes Possible For Voting Machines LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Terms of vote review disputed The state says the machine maker sent terms for a review of the Sarasota race but it ignored them LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - Company's memo involving District 13 draws criticism LINK
Iowa: Bill allows voters to register on election day LINK
Illinois: Cook County - Orr says election will be smoother LINK
Massachusetts: Judge denies Diebold request to block ES pact with Massachusetts LINK
Maryland: Vote trail hits dead end in Senate Bill to require paper records has likely failed LINK
Maryland: Md. Senate deals blow to voting paper trail idea LINK
New York: Judge plans to view machines in Sleepy Hollow election today LINK
New York: Judge orders Sleepy Hollow voting machines opened LINK
New York: Judge orders Sleepy Hollow mayor's re-election confirmed LINK
Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Resignation leaves 1 person on Cuyahoga County elections board LINK
Ohio: Cuyahoga County - 3rd member quits Cuyahoga elections board under pressure LINK
Texas: Lamar County - Commissioners seek reprieve from machines 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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