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Daily Voting News For July 31, 2006

Daily Voting News For July 31, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Upon examining the inner workings of one of the most popular paperless touch screen voting machines used in public elections in the United States, it has been determined that with the flip of a single switch inside, the machine can behave in a completely different manner compared to the tested and certified version. "Diebold has made the testing and certification process practically irrelevant," according to Alan Dechert. "If you have access to these machines and you want to rig an election, anything is possible with the Diebold TS -- and it could be done without leaving a trace. All you need is a screwdriver."...

  • National: Worst Ever Security Flaw found In Diebold Touchscreen Voting Machine LINK
  • National: Group identifies new flaws in Diebold evoting machines LINK
  • National: Confusion Looms As Factor That Could Bedevil November 7 Election LINK
  • Arkansas: Firm Promises Better Communication Before Next Election (ES&S) LINK
  • Arizona: Pima County – County Arizona County Officials Mislead Voters (Diebold TSx) LINK
  • Arizona: Yuma County - A Touchy Situation: Yuma county to use touchscreen voting in Sept. 12 primary (Diebold TSx) LINK
  • California: San Diego County – Press Release - Election Contest Filed Demanding Accountability, Decertification, Paper Ballot Count of Busby/Bilbray Election in CA-50 LINK
  • California: San Diego County – Election Contest To Be Filed In Busby/Bilbray Race Monday Morning!! LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Election lawyer to file legal contest in California congressional race LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Law suit seeks to toss out Bilbray election LINK
  • California: San Diego County – Recount Demanded In 50th District Election LINK
  • California: The Busby/Bilbray Election Contest Lawsuit… LINK
  • Colorado: Greely County - High-tech building now open to voters LINK
  • Kansas: Primaries to demonstrate changes in how Kansans vote LINK
  • Ohio: Geauga County - Photo ID required to vote in Ohio LINK
  • Tennessee: Shelby County - Election Day looms for those who did not vote early LINK
  • Tennessee: Shelby County - Record Breaking Election Year In Shelby County 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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