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Daily Voting News For July 12, 2006

Daily Voting News For July 12, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Salt Lake County has 2 primary races to recount. The recount will be done in a couple hours according to news reports this morning. That means they will just run the tapes again and come up with the same answers. No real recount. Garbage in – Garbage out! / This evening the county reported that they had completed the recount. There was no change. Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen says the result is a big boost of confidence in the new electronic voting machines. / The Arkansas Co., Arkansas Election Commission Chair told a court that she got a bill from ES&S for programming PEBs in the primary and run-off elections recently and "of course it's wrong". / Avante International Technology is suing Diebold, ES&S and Sequoia for patent infringement / Accenture is failing in another state, Wisconsin, to provide a voter registration database on time and that works....

  • National: Inventor of Electronic Voting Verification System Takes Industry Giants to Court for Patent Infringement LINK
  • National: CNN's Lou Dobbs: 'What happens when electronic voting machines fail?' LINK
  • National: From NASS Convention - Richardson pushes paper ballots LINK
  • National: From NASS Convention - New Mexico Governor Richardson Exhorts Secretaries of State To Adopt Paper Ballot Voting Systems LINK
  • Arkansas: Arkansas County - Election problems vendor’s fault, head of commission says (ES&S) LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Temecula-based group asks supervisors to name panel to reduce potential voting abuses LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Complaints lodged on election process LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Group says San Diego County ignoring election laws, giving different figures for hand count LINK
  • Florida: Collier County - Poll workers trained to avoid another debacle (ES&S iVotronic) LINK
  • Georgia: BREAKING: New Lawsuit Seeks Immediate Decertification of Diebold Systems in Georgia! LINK
  • Georgia: Houston County - Election workers prepare for V-Day LINK
  • Kansas: Crawford County - Extensive training (AutoMark and ES&S M-100) LINK
  • Kansas: Douglas County - Advance voting for primary begins today LINK
  • North Carolina: Lenoir County - N.C. Elections Board Plans More Hearings In House Primary Dispute LINK
  • New York: Dutchess County - Dutchess legislature closes in on HAVA LINK
  • Ohio: Everybody Votes Initiative hopes to registered voters LINK
  • Tennessee: Hamilton County - Touch-screen voting criticized LINK
  • Tennessee: Sevier County - Early-bird voters to cast ballots (ES&S) LINK
  • Utah: 3 GOP candidates press for a recount LINK
  • Utah: Salt Lake County - 2 primaries undecided as votes face recount LINK
  • Utah: Salt Lake County - Recount Confirms Incumbent Loss in House District 42 LINK
  • Virginia: Fairfax County - Security of county voting machines questioned LINK
  • Wisconsin: Cities unsure about voter registration software. All say they could handle the election if Accenture system isn't ready LINK
  • IReland - E-voting system will never be used: ICTE LINK
  • Netherlands - Protest against voting machine 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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