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Daily Voting News For June 10 2006

Daily Voting News For June 10, 2006


Compiled by John Gideon

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org and VoteTrustUSA.Org

UniLect is trying to regain a foothold in the voting machine market after their equipment meltdown in Carteret Co., North Carolina in 2004. Oh, wait! It wasn't the machines fault it was the elections officials fault. We hear that tired litany over and over again. / In Arkansas 8 counties have now chosen to eschew their poll site voting machines and their voters will use paper ballots in the run-off elections next week. ES&S has failed to service their contracts in those counties. Those counties will be violating state and federal law....

  • Alabama: Barbour County – Train Wreck - County Election Problems LINK
  • National: UniLect hopes machines bounce back from 2004 election fiasco LINK
  • Arkansas: Eight Counties To Forego Touchscreens Next Tuesday After Finding ES&S Programming Errors LINK
  • Arkansas: 8 counties: No touch of screen for runoff LINK
  • California: Alameda County - County opts for ballot blend after heated debate (Sequoia) LINK
  • California: Alameda County - County's new ballot counters: $13 million (Sequoia) LINK
  • Colorado: Editorial - Touchscreens in the doghouse LINK
  • Florida: Florida Moves To Prohibit Meaningful Independent Testing Of Voting Machines LINK
  • Iowa: Pottawattamie County - Congratulations to Mary Jo Drake LINK
  • New Jersey: Voting entering new era LINK
  • New Mexico: Valencia County - Glitch-free election reported by clerk LINK
  • Ohio: Diebold Lobbyist Donates $10,000 to Blackwell Campaign LINK
  • Virginia: Electronic voting to arrive Tuesday primary presents options at the precincts 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
Information Manager www.votetrustusa.org

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