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Daily Voting News For June 28, 2006

Daily Voting News For June 28, 2006


Compiled by John Gideon

"This report is based on speculation rather than an examination of the record. To date, voting systems have not been successfully attacked in a live election. The purported vulnerabilities presented in this study, while interesting in theory, would be extremely difficult to exploit." Bob Cohen, a spokesman for the Election Technology Council, a voting machine vendors' trade group speaking the party line (disinformation and obfuscation) regarding the Brennan Report. / I heartily recommend that you read the Internet news article that is the first on the list. If you thought the Elections Assistance Commission was in existence to assist and protect the voters this article might influence you otherwise. Two of the commissioners can't even get their misinformation right....

  • National: Study: Fed 'Guidelines' Imperil E-Voting Security (Brennan Report) LINK
  • National: A Single Person Could Throw an Election (Brennan Report) LINK
  • National: Holt: Brennan Center Report Highlights Need For Auditable Voting Machines LINK
  • National: Washington Post: 'A Single Person Could Swing an Election'. Plus Lou Dobbs and 97% of his viewers vote to do away with E-Voting, last night's emergency townhall briefly and other quick news applicable to the highly-questionable Busby/Bilbray results… LINK
  • National: Critic: Paper vote records vital. A California computer expert discussed with two local groups the importance of having a paper record attached to electronic voting machines. LINK
  • National: Group files for injunction to halt evoting in Colorado, California LINK
  • Florida: Duval County - Study Finds Voting Machines Have Security Problems LINK
  • Georgia: Groups band together to fight electronic voting machines. Plan to file lawsuit LINK
  • Georgia: Group to sue over balloting LINK
  • Mississippi: Leflore County – County wants to do their own ballot programming (Diebold) LINK
  • Utah: High-tech machines a hit among Utahns - those few who voted LINK
  • Utah: E-voting opens doors LINK
  • West Virginia: Youths Sought To Be Elections Volunteers 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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