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Daily Voting News For November 6, 2007

Published: Wed 7 Nov 2007 04:58 PM
Daily Voting News For November 6, 2007
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
Today seems to be a typical odd-year election day so far. Problems are reported throughout the nation though the media. Of course no reasons are given for problems except in a few occasions the errors are “human error”; they are never the machines fault or the vendors fault. Marion Co Indiana has been the “poster child” for failed elections and it seems that this election is no different. Also today the DoJ has stepped in and suggested to the courts that New York needs to have help in selecting a new voting system and they need to have that system by next year’s elections. ...
NAtional: Voter Intimidation May Plague Election Day 2007 LINK
National: New Film "Uncounted" Reveals How Elections Are Stolen LINK
National: Duncan Hunter Calls for Paper Ballots in Response to Why Tuesday's 'Candidate Challenge' LINK
National: Bill to Oulaw 'Voter Caging' Introduced in U.S. Senate LINK
National: Department of Justice investigates attorney in Boston voting lawsuit Allegedly got paid for stay at Cape LINK
National: RVers Are Blocked From Voting LINK
California: San Bernardino County voters to face paper ballots; in Riverside, they're electronic LINK
California: San Francisco - Final results of S.F. election could take two weeks LINK
Colorado: Weld County - Voting machine problem stalls Weld voting LINK
Connecticut: It's a new day for voting machine mechanics LINK
Florida: U.S. questions new Florida voting laws LINK
Florida: Palm Beach County - PBC voters could see more changes in voting machines LINK
Florida: Sarasota County - New machines, new voting problems LINK
Georgia: Bulloch County - GSU Students Fighting to Vote LINK
Georgia: Fulton County - New City Hits Snag in Tuesday Voting LINK
Georgia: Fulton County - Among municipal elections, Chattahoochee Hills slowed by glitch LINK
Iowa: Iowa's Residual Votes Offer a Lesson: Choose Paper for Voting LINK
Indiana: Few problems reported early in elections statewide LINK
Indiana: Madison County - NAACP will take Election Day complaints LINK
Indiana: Marion County - Few problems reported early on Election Day LINK
Indiana: Marion County - Voters in 14 precincts affected by glitch in voter rolls LINK
Indiana: Marion County - Voters report scattered problems at the polls LINK
Indiana: Marion County - White: Some voting machine problems persist LINK
Maryland: Md. Budget Cuts Put New Voting System In Question Legislators Consider Cutting $3.3M From Elections Board LINK
Maryland: Montgomery County - Errors Reported at the Rockville Polls LINK
Michigan: Voter complaints over new ID requirement hit NAACP LINK
North Carolina: Vote-counting done correctly is her goal LINK
New York: Feds Ask Court to Order New Voting Machines for New York by 2008 LINK
Ohio: VIDEO: With Election Day Here, Concerns of Diebold Failures Rankle Cuyahoga County, OH (Again) LINK
Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Two plead no contest in recount rigging LINK
Pennsylvania: Beaver County - E-voting to end election delays? LINK
Pennsylvania: Bedford County - Early problems in Bedford, Cambria reports strong early turnout LINK
Pennsylvania: Lackawanna and Wayne Counties - Primary could feature paper LINK
Utah: Few Utahns take advantage of early voting About 4% of those registered in S.L. County cast ballots before early voting ended LINK
Virginia: Craig County - Some voters turned away in Craig County this morning LINK
Washington: King County - Absentee voting steals charm from Election Day LINK
United Kingdom: London mayor vote uses 'fiasco' e-system 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.**
John Gideon Co-Director and Information Manager VotersUnite.Org
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