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Daily Voting News For July 11, 2006

Daily Voting News For July 11, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

San Diego Co. is charging between $0.76 and $0.95 per ballot for a possible recount but Orange Co. California charged $0.14 per ballot for a comparable recount last April. The county says the extra cost is to cover making other documents available. / Over 4000 Riverside Co. California ballots were rejected because they were not received prior to election-day. / Unfortunately a judge in Texas found that Travis Co. can continue to use their unverifiable voting machines....

  • National: Former Bush Appointed EAC Chair Decries Lack of Standards for Running Elections in the U.S. LINK
  • National: Voter registration issues cloud elections LINK
  • National: CNN's Lou Dobbs: 'Federal Government is Failing to Protect Democracy from an Imminent Threat' LINK
  • National: Opinion - Hacking the vote LINK
  • National: COURTTV'S CATHERINE CRIER: Scathing Video Editorial Covers Busby/Bilbray 'Sleepovers', Clint Curtis, Tony Anchundo, DeForest Soaries LINK
  • Alabama: Barbour County - AG's office subpoenas election records LINK
  • California: Vote-PAD invites people with disabilities to the CA certification testing July 19, 20 LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Absentee votes rejected in large numbers (Over 4000 ballots were rejected because they were not received LINK
  • California: San Diego County – Press Release - San Diego County Registrar Quotes Three Different Costs For Hand Count In Disputed Busby-Bilbray Election LINK
  • California: San Diego County - 50th recount to cost $120,000 to $150,000 LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Hand Count Requester Responds to San Diego County Registrar… LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Sarasota Voting Group Submits Petition for Referendum Requiring Voter Verified Paper Ballots LINK
  • Kansas: Sedgwick County - Coalition seeks more polling sites. Republicans and Democrats say they share the nonpartisan coalition's concern over the loss of more than 140 voting locations in Sedgwick County. LINK
  • Kentucky: Whitley County - Kentucky litigation - 'When computers fear jail, they'll be ready for elections' (Danaher and Hart Intercivic) LINK
  • Oregon: Election 2006: Are Oregon’s elections accurate? LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - Judge urged to allow Vazquez ballots. The failed legislative candidate's lawyer argued that consistent mistakes show backing for him. An opponent questioned voter intent. LINK
  • Tennessee: Hamilton County - Touch screens voting machines in Hamilton do not provide paper trail (Diebold TSx) LINK
  • Texas: Travis County - Judge refuses e-voting injunction LINK
  • Utah: Salt Lake, Utah Counties to Finalize Primary Election Results. Recount Likely in House District 42 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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