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Daily Voting News For July 15, 2006

Daily Voting News For Junly 15, 2006


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

The Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States is now looking into the purchase of Sequoia by a Venezuelan owned company. / A grand-jury in Clarke Co., Georgia "expressed concern about "the overall security of the voting machines, the handling of the voting results, and the verification process used to detect potential voting fraud." In particular, the presentment said it's possible to tamper with the Diebold voting machines used across Georgia, and criticized the Clarke County Board of Elections employees for losing a CD copy of voting results from the 2004 election." ...

  • National: Panel scrutinizes voting machine company with ties to Venezuela (Sequoia) LINK
  • Alabama: Crenshaw County - Crenshaw collects $108,450 for voting machines LINK
  • Florida: Editorial - Paper trail a must. Florida should join 27 other states and require that electronic votes be backed up by tangible proof. LINK
  • Georgia: Clarke County - Election officials: Voter results safe LINK
  • New Jersey: Mercer County - Court amends Mack order (potential election fraud) LINK
  • Tennessee: Early voters adapt to new machines LINK
  • Tennessee: Knox County - New machines no problem for early voters LINK
  • Texas: Remap Plans Vary Widely; New Primaries a Possibility LINK
  • Wisconsin: Voters lose their pull. New voting machines in Hartford entail filling out paper ballots 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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