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Daily Voting News For July 25, 2006

Daily Voting News For July 25, 2006


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

In Parke Co. Indiana a candidate canceled his election complaint but only after the county agreed to address some issues including a thorough testing of voting machines and software before the election; an adequate number of voting machines to allow for efficient operation of the polls; and thorough training for all poll workers on the use of electronic voting machines. Also, the parties acknowledged that several votes on one of the machines had not been counted election night because of a “systemic failure”. Why would it take a threatened election challenge for a county to agree to do their jobs? / The Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS) has announced that they, for the first time, are reviewing the sale, as regards to national security, of a company to foreign interests – Sequoia Voting Systems....

  • National: Key Component of Voting System Undergoes No Review LINK
  • National: The Real Scoop on Security of E-voting LINK
  • National: Venezuela deal in US stirs Cfius interest (Sequoia) LINK
  • National: Smartmatic says “absolutely no ownership” by the Venezuelan government (Sequoia) LINK
  • Alabama: Editorial - State drops ball over voter rolls LINK
  • Arkansas: Ethics complaint targets Daniels LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Your Lack of Confidence In E-Voting Is The Problem! LINK
  • Indiana: Parke County - Candidate dismisses election complaint LINK
  • New Jersey: Vendor vows a paper trail LINK
  • New York: Opinion - Vote early for voting machines LINK
  • Ohio: Editorial - Failed election oversight 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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