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Daily Voting News For July 20, 2006

Daily Voting News For July 20, 2006


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

While Tuesday's primary in Georgia was not a "train wreck" it certainly was not error free. There were many memory card, modem, and other equipment failures. There were also statements about "vote switching" on DRE touch-screens. All of those problems were ignored by the Baltimore Sun in an article that was surely written as propaganda pointed toward voters in Maryland. / Salon did a good job with an article on yesterday's successful congressional hearing on voting systems standards....

  • National: Are the Voting System Standards Helping to Solve the Problems With Our Elections? LINK
  • National: Paper Trails Blanket Hill Hearing on Voting System Standards LINK
  • National: Taking the paper trail to Washington. The dangers of electronic voting machines got tallied Wednesday on Capitol Hill. LINK
  • Arizona: Yavapai County - Neo-tech Polls. New voting machines will be in use during primary LINK
  • California: Alameda County - Paper Ballots Needed to Avoid Election Fraud LINK
  • California: Mendocino County - Voters angry, confused over election changes LINK
  • California: Oakland - Electorate to decide on runoffs. Instant voting plan on fall ballot, if approved, could save about $200,000 in election costs LINK
  • California: San Diego County - CA-50 House Race Controversy Continues: Board of Supervisors Refuse Hearings, Activists Plan Demonstration at Registrar's Office July 21 LINK
  • California: San Diego County – Friday Rally at the Registrar's Office! LINK
  • California: San Joaquin County - County to battle voting problems LINK
  • Florida: Pinellas County - County seeks poll workers for elections LINK
  • Georgia: Bibb County - Carr expects easy fixes for glitches. Bibb voting issues should be gone by runoff, official says (Server coding problem) LINK
  • Georgia: Clayton County - Election results delayed by computer, organizational glitch LINK
  • Georgia: Floyd County - Returns delayed by bugs. The problem was a single failed memory card that records votes cast at a precinct. LINK
  • Georgia: Franklin County - Printer trouble delays election results LINK
  • Georgia: Gwinnett County - Election counting took all night in Gwinnett (Diebold modem failure) LINK
  • Georgia: Gwinnett County - County hopes 'wacky' vote-count problems are a thing of the past (Diebold modem failure) LINK
  • Maryland: Georgia's computerized voting works well LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Luzerne County - Voting Precinct Changes in Luzerne County LINK
  • Wisconsin: Driver's license would not be required to vote under rule adopted 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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