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Daily Voting News For August 22, 2006

Daily Voting News For August 22, 2006


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

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

Unlike some California counties who have chosen to remove themselves from a law suit against the use of Diebold TSx voting machines by choosing to use optical-scan systems, Nevada Co. have decided, today, to go the opposite way. They are spending $250,000 to RENT machines for Nov. / ES&S has agreed to give Arkansas counties credit for $388,000 of the vendors mistakes in the state primary. / A new paper on Independent Verification has been released today. /...

  • National: Independent Verification: Essential Action to Assure Integrity in the Voting Process LINK
  • National: 92% of Americans Favor Public's Right To Know How Votes Are Counted LINK
  • National: New Zogby Poll: It's Nearly Unanimous!! Americans Object To Secret Vote-Counting Software, Insist On Right To Watch Their Votes Being Counted!!! LINK
  • National: CNN's Lou Dobbs: Johns-Hopkins University's Avi Rubin On E-Voting LINK
  • Arkansas: Voting machine vendor to offer credit (ES&S) LINK
  • Arkansas: Voting-gear bills waived (ES&S) LINK
  • Arkansas: ES&S to credit costs for election LINK
  • Arkansas: Independence County - More voting machines to arrive LINK
  • California: Nevada County - County looks at voting system (Diebold TSx) LINK
  • California: Nevada County - Supervisors vote to lease Diebold voting machines LINK
  • Florida: Miami-Dade County - Election Reform Advocates Say 'No' To Early Voting LINK
  • Florida: Pinellas County - CNN's Lou Dobbs:Pinellas Co. Florida E-Voting Test Fails LINK
  • Louisiana: Bossier Parish - Bossier looking forward to new voting machines (Sequoia Advantage) LINK
  • Missouri: Voter ID law called a burden LINK
  • Missouri: Hearing held in voter ID lawsuits LINK
  • Mississippi: George County - County election commissioner faces charges LINK
  • New York: Dutchess County - Taking on Steinhaus: Dutchess elections bosses file suit LINK
  • New York: Onondaga County - 64,000 voters to change polling sites LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Chester County – Opinion - Paper trail a must when it comes to electronic voting LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Lancaster County - County may buy 200 more ESlates LINK
  • Tennessee: Sullivan County - Venable seeks recount in GOP congressional 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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John Gideon
Executive Director www.votersunite.org and
Information Manager www.votetrustusa.org

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