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Daily Voting News For August 24, 2006

Daily Voting News For August 24, 2006


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

It is important to note that the Cuyahoga Co. Ohio County Commission contracted with Election Science Institute (ESI) to investigate the counties voting system and the results of how it was used in the May primary. It is the Board of Elections (BoE) who selected and purchased the Diebold voting machines used in the county. It is the BoE that has joined with Diebold to question the ESI report. The County Commission still seems to be supporting ESI....

  • National: The New Face of Jim Crow: Voter Suppression in America LINK
  • Alaska: Vote count slowed by paperless technology LINK
  • California: Nevada County - Diebold to Count Nevada County's Votes in November LINK
  • Connecticut: New voting technology demonstrated in town LINK
  • Florida: Broward County - Election chief inks new policy LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Security advocate says voting machine test inadequate LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - County Moves to Block Citizens' Paper Ballot Referendum LINK
  • Massachusetts: Write-in candidates face tougher time on paper ballots LINK
  • Maryland: Montgomery County - Machines will delay Montgomery vote results LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County – Officials Attack Their Contractor LINK
  • Oregon: Election 2006: Who owns Oregon's elections? LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Bucks County - Debate continues over new voting machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Bucks County - Martin to the 85% of Pennsylvanians Who are Opposed to Electronic Voting: Give Up. LINK
  • West Virginia: Picture ID needed for vote to count LINK
  • Wyoming: Teton County - Harrington advances 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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