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John Gideon: 'Daily Voting News' For June 7, 2006

'Daily Voting News' For June 7, 2006


Compiled by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Yesterday we had primary elections in eight states, yet all problems have not been settled in states that had primaries even a month ago. There are still residual problems being reported in Arkansas, Pennsylvania, and Indiana. How are these being addressed by the EAC? They are being ignored as the state's problems. /Underfunded candidates who did no campaigning won in the first count of absentee ballots in one Iowa county on ES&S Optical-scan machines. The county is hand counting those ballots./There were many reports of problems throughout the state of California yesterday. One can only guess that there were at least as many unreported problems./ Leflore Co., Mississippi had ballot programming problems even though a Diebold tech had worked on their machines for a month/...

  • Arkansas: Carroll County – Train Wreck - June 13 run-off expected to run more smoothly LINK
  • Arkansas: White County – Train Wreck - Election officials withhold $40,000 LINK
  • California: Merced and San Joaquin Counties – Train Wreck - Turnout low, problems plague polls in SJ, Merced counties LINK
  • California: Orange County – Train Wreck - Machine Malfunctions- broken voting machines prompt voter complaints (Hart Intercivic) LINK
  • California: Orange County – Train Wreck - Glitches plague voting machines, polling stations LINK
  • California: Riverside and San Bernardino Counties – Train Wreck - Glitch delays Web posting of vote tallies LINK
  • California: San Joaquin County – Train Wreck - A few glitches with voting machines LINK
  • California: San Joaquin County – Train Wreck - Human and machine errors cause voting problems in two counties LINK
  • California: San Joaquin County – Train Wreck - Rocky start to election day in Lodi (Diebold) LINK
  • California: San Joaquin County – Train Wreck - Voting Glitches in San Joaquin County LINK
  • California: Ventura County – Train Wreck - Glitches sour some on new voting system (Sequoia Optech Insight) LINK
  • Iowa: Black Hawk County – Train Wreck - Computer glitches slow county election returns LINK
  • Iowa: Johnson County – Train Wreck - Few problems with new voting machines LINK
  • Iowa: Pottawattamie County – Train Wreck - Voting glitches found in Pottawattamie and Black Hawk counties (ES&S OS) LINK
  • Iowa: Pottawattamie County – Train Wreck - ELECTION: Faulty voting machines delay results; counting under way LINK
  • Indiana: Madison County – Train Wreck - Anderson to get recount help (ES&S has to send two employees to the county to do the recount. Cost - $3000) LINK
  • Michigan: Washtenaw County – Train Wreck - New vote machines a concern (AutoMark) LINK
  • Mississippi: Train Wreck - Polls experience sporadic glitches LINK
  • Mississippi: Train Wreck - Most voting goes smoothly LINK
  • Mississippi: Lauderdale County – Train Wreck - Poll workers iron out the kinks LINK
  • Mississippi: Leflore County – Train Wreck - Thompson all smiles after his easy victory LINK
  • Mississippi: Leflore County – Train Wreck - Rough debut for voting machines (Diebold) LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Allegheny County – Train Wreck - County to examine vote machine concerns LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Allegheny County – Train Wreck - Group says vote tally unreliable LINK
  • NAtional: Another Letter To The Election Assistance Commission LINK
  • NAtional: CNN's Lou Dobbs Hammers Electronic Voting for Third Straight Night! LINK
  • NAtional: Forget Flag Burning. Tackle the Real Issues, Like Voting Machines LINK
  • NAtional: Editorial - Block the Vote, Ohio Remix LINK
  • NAtional: Debunking the Debunker LINK
  • NAtional: Candidate Clint Curtis, Election Fraud Whistleblower Praises Robert F Kennedy, Jr. Expose on Election 2004; Calls for a Federal Investigation into Electronic Voting LINK
  • NAtional: AEI Scholar Calls For Congressional Action To Address Voting Machine Security Issues LINK
  • Alabama: Barbour County - Voting Machines Stolen in Barbour County LINK
  • Alabama: Montgomery County - System keeps voters moving (ES&S OS) LINK
  • Arizona: Pima County - To hisses, county buys voting gear (Diebold) LINK
  • Arizona: Pima County - County buying disputed voting machines (Diebold) LINK
  • California: Minor hiccups' mark balloting across state LINK
  • California: Humboldt County - Watchdog group rejects election results, calls for hand count LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Results of Close Busby/Bilbray U.S. House Special Election in Doubt! LINK
  • California: San Mateo County – Editorial - Centralized voting merits further study LINK
  • Iowa: Pottawattamie County – Editorial - Mean machines LINK
  • Maryland: Board OKs contract to buy e-poll books LINK
  • Montana: Cascade County - Error slows vote-counting process in Cascade County (Paper ballots so they were able to begin again and solved the error) LINK
  • North Carolina: Buncombe County - Buncombe opts for optical scan voting LINK
  • New York: Enabling Voters With Disabilities? LINK
  • New York: Senate Approves Legislation to Improve Voter Rights LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Westmoreland County - Vote count finished early LINK

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**"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 http://www.Scoop.Co.NZ">Scoop**

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