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Daily Voting News For July 13, 2006

Daily Voting News For July 13, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Tennessee law says "no voter who is voting without assistance may remain in a voting machine booth or occupy a voting compartment for more than five (5) minutes if other voters are waiting or more than ten (10) minutes in any event." Voters with disabilities now get to vote (supposedly) without assistance. The Tennessee ballot will be very long this year. 5 min.? 10 min.? / Utah continues to brag about how their recounts are proving their DREs are accurate. Of course the recount only compares the machines results against the machines results. / Voters in Georgia have filed a lawsuit to stop unverifiable voting / A federal "qui tam" lawsuit has been filed by RFK Jr. and others / "The designers of video games have built far more sophisticated security into their systems than have the manufacturers of voting machines," said Lowell Finley, co-director of Voter Action...

  • National: A Chronology of Vote Theft and Corruption Post 2004; Post Script to "Invisible Ballots" documentary LINK
  • National: Activists Sue to Block Electronic Voting LINK
  • National: Common Cause Joins Gov. Richardson in Urging the Nation's Elections Administrators to Assure Voting Machines Produce Auditable, Voter-Verifiable Paper Records LINK
  • National: The Most Important Investigative News Story in America: Voting Machines LINK
  • National: First RFK Jr. Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed In Federal Court LINK
  • Alabama: Opinion - Minorities are at the voting table, but is that enough? (VRA) LINK
  • Alabama: Mobile County – Opinion - Get ballots straightened out LINK
  • Alabama: Tuscaloosa County - GOP OK'd wrong number for Republican primary; off by 30,000 votes LINK
  • California: San Diego County – San Diego County Registrar Stymies Hand Count LINK
  • Colorado: Moffat County - Opening new doors. New machines allow people with disabilities to vote more easily LINK
  • Colorado: Morgan County - Election testing planned (Hart Intercivic) LINK
  • Florida: Opinion - Voting paper trails should be offered in all counties LINK
  • Florida: Marion County - Vote of confidence. Machines let blind cast ballots independently (iVotronic) LINK
  • Georgia: Lawsuit targets accuracy of electronic voting machines LINK
  • Georgia: Groups file lawsuit challenging Georgia electronic voting LINK
  • Georgia: Ga. Electronic Voting Machines Challenged LINK
  • Georgia: Georgia Election Integrity Groups Call For Decertification Of Diebold Voting Systems LINK
  • Georgia: Electronic rosters should mean shorter lines at the polls Tuesday LINK
  • Georgia: Habersham County - Poll workers prepping for Tuesday LINK
  • Kansas: Thornburgh says reduction in polling sites won't hurt access LINK
  • Kansas: Sedgwick County - County makes it easier to vote early LINK
  • Kentucky: Bath County - Candidate indicted in alleged vote-buying scheme LINK
  • Kentucky: Madison County - County to wait on new voting machines LINK
  • Michigan: Macomb County - Warren devices to aid disabled voters (AutoMark) LINK
  • New Mexico: Richardson touts paper ballot system LINK
  • New York: First in Election Integrity, or Muddled Like Everybody Else? LINK
  • New York: Dutchess County - Cash approved for elections switch LINK
  • New York: Tompkins County – Opinion - New voting machine selection is imminent LINK
  • South Carolina: Lenoir County - More hearings planned in voting brouhaha LINK
  • Tennessee: Shelby County - State election law pushed to limit in August vote LINK
  • Utah: Recount policy to be developed LINK
  • Utah: Vote recount confirms Wallace lost in primary 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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