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Daily Voting News For June 29, 2006

Daily Voting News For June 29, 2006


Compiled by John Gideon

On the subject of audits in Utah - The lieutenant governor's office will seek expert advice on the matter this summer and add the requirement administratively, said spokesman Joe Demma. "We could just randomly take 10 or 15 machines and audit the paper trail, but what we want are professional guidelines," Demma said. "We're going to look for professionals to set some guidelines for what would qualify as an accurate statistical model." How about Hawaii or New Mexico as examples of good audit laws?...

  • National: Lou Dobbs on E-Voting Security: 'Elections Can be Outright Stolen and No One Would Ever Know…It's Incredible' LINK
  • National: Diebold PR Release - Mississippi and Utah Successfully Deploy Touch-Screen Voting From Diebold Election Systems LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Coalition calls for election recount LINK
  • Colorado: Colorado Voters File for Injunction to Halt Use of DRE Computerized Voting Systems in November Elections LINK
  • Colorado: Injunction sought against computerized voting system LINK
  • Florida: Opinion - Secure the vote. A paper trail is essential LINK
  • Georgia: Wilkes County - Early voting open for primary, advance voting begins July 10 LINK
  • Maryland: Columbia expert backs voting trail LINK
  • New Jersey: Court declines to halt use of electronic voting machines LINK
  • New Jersey: Erie County - Cost of Voting in Erie County Going Up LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Diebold Reps To Appear At Elections Hearing LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Panel to quiz voting machine company LINK
  • Tennessee: Hawkins County - Additional money for voting machines raises questions LINK
  • Utah: Technical glitches delay election results LINK
  • Utah: E-voting goes off smoothly 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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