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Daily Voting News For June 12, 2006

Daily Voting News For June 12, 2006


Compiled by John Gideon

Utah's chief election's spokesman, Joe Demma, went to Mississippi to watch their elections because the two states are using the same voting machines, Diebold TSx. Demma will probably not be welcome in Mississippi again as he reported that "educationally, it was a worthwhile trip, because a fair number of Mississippi's electronic voting experiences were bad to the point of absurdity" / Webb County, Texas (Laredo) is now considering a law-suit against ES&S for failure to meet their contractual duties. / Emery County's Bruce Funk is stunned by San Diego County procedures allowing Diebold voting machines to be sent home with poll workers prior to last Tuesday's special run-off election for the U.S. House...

  • Arkansas: Marion County - Open voting ends today Polls open Tuesday for runoff election LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Utah Election Clerk 'in Shock' About E-Vote Security Breach in Busby/Bilbray Election! LINK
  • Florida: State hears objections to proposal to curb supervisors authority on voting equipment LINK
  • Florida: Editorial - State shouldn't block local voting machine tests LINK
  • Florida: Florida Election Fiasco To Continue LINK
  • Mississippi: Leflore County - Technician fired over Leflore voting machine problems (Diebold) LINK
  • Ohio: Opinion - Questionable rules LINK
  • South Carolina: New voting machines get statewide rollout in primaries (ES&S iVotronic) LINK
  • Texas: Webb County - Suit eyed in vote machine controversy LINK
  • Utah: Utah gets pointers from Mississippi's voting screw-ups LINK
  • Utah: Utah County - Early Utah County voting to put machines to test LINK
  • Wisconsin: Changes in works for state elections 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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