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Daily Voting News For June 30, 2006

Daily Voting News For June 30, 2006


Compiled by John Gideon

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

A report by a grand jury in Boyd Co. Kentucky, which met for the last time Thursday, lists nine items for the next group to review, including that the vote count from the primary exceeded the reported number of total voters, the reason behind barring the media and candidates from vote counting and whether certain elected officials became involved in the decision to keep candidates and the media out of the clerk's office. The finger for this problem seems to be pointing at the county sheriff and Harp Enterprises who is a purveyor of Hart Intercivic....

  • California: Yolo County, CA Registrar on Voting Machine Sleepovers: 'If E-Voting Systems can't be secured, perhaps they ought not be used at all. Period.' LINK
  • California: Humboldt County - No more blind trust in unverifiable elections LINK
  • California: San Diego County - San Diego Union-Tribune (Mis)reports Busby/Bilbray Election Concerns, Wednesday's Townhall Meeting (Which They Didn't Attend) LINK
  • California: Yuba County - They count each ballot by hand LINK
  • Florida: Opinion - E-voting without any paper trail doesn't get my vote LINK
  • Illinois: DuPage County - DuPage Election Commission under fire for $1 copying fee LINK
  • Illinois: DuPage County - DuPage election panel's $1 copy fee scrutinized LINK
  • Kentucky: Boyd County - Grand jury refers election probe to special panel (Hart Intercivic) LINK
  • New Jersey: Court rejects bid to halt use of electronic voting machines LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Companies Involved In May Primary Place Blame On BOE LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Editorial - Back up electronic ballots LINK
  • West Virginia: Kanawha County - Way found to use equipment to count votes LINK
  • West Virginia: Raleigh County - Election loan delay approved. Raleigh won't pay until damaged voting machines are fixed (ES&S) 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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