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Daily Voting News For August 25-26, 2006

Daily Voting News For August 25, 2006


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

Diebold machines failed in the state of Alaska requiring hand counts of ballots in some locations. / Arizona is supposed to have a hand-recount law for this year's primary, however, the SoS has not managed to do her duties that will lead up to implementation of that law. She is not sure that the state will be ready to implement the mandated audits for the primary. / It seems that questions about the validity of any pronouncements in favor of ES&S are flying around the state / In Maryland the state Court of Appeals found that early voting was against the state constitution and told the state they had to cancel it for this year....

  • National: CNN's Lou Dobbs: E-Voting In Maryland Compared To California LINK
  • National: Bruce O'Dell: An Exit Strategy for Electronic Voting LINK
  • Alaska: Diebold voting machine failures strike again in Alaska LINK
  • Arkansas: Election Stupidity and Snafus LINK
  • Arkansas: St. Francis County - SFC County Clerk Smith agrees to turn early voting over to election commission LINK
  • Arizona: Hand-count law in doubt for primary election LINK
  • California: Alameda County – County Needs 4000 Poll Workers For Nov. 7 LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Speaker of the House Nullified San Diego Congressional Race LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Elections supervisor has confidence in machines LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - County officials confident about voting system, backups ready LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Voting machine proposal referred to court LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Commissioners question legality of ballot petition LINK
  • Iowa: New program allows soldiers overseas to vote via e-mail LINK
  • Louisiana: Ascension Parish - Voting machines’ size raises doubts (Sequoia Advantage) LINK
  • Maryland: E-poll book will cut voter fraud LINK
  • Maryland: State's early voting law rejected LINK
  • Missouri: Jackson asks for recount in Missouri auditor's race LINK
  • New York: Albany County - Seeking a voice on voting machines.19 county legislators sign letter asking that their views on new devices be heard by elections commissioners LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Fayette County - Group offers free voting system training LINK

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Daily Voting News For August 26, 2006


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

A Maryland court has found the state's 'early voting' provision to be illegal and one candidate has been removed from the ballot. This will probably require new ballots to be printed and reprogramming and re-testing of the state's DREs in order to be ready for the Sept. 12 primary. It also means that overseas and military voters will again have problems. / Why is Sequoia being asked for an estimate to do a state-wide recount in Nevada? They quoted $175,000 for their part in doing that recount. What work do they have to do? The state is supposed to have a VVPAT. This large charge is, in part, forcing the candidate to challenge the election in court rather than ask for a recount. Just who is conducting elections in Nevada?...

  • National: Web Site to Outline Voting Options for Troops Overseas LINK
  • California: San Diego County - CA-50 Contest Judge Actually Plans to Think! Takes Constitutional and Jurisdictional Matters Under Advisement LINK
  • California: San Diego County - San Diego suit’s second hearing: Judge to rule next Tuesday on constitutional and jurisdictional questions LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Courts' role in suit is debated LINK
  • Florida: Interest lacking in casting ballots early LINK
  • Maryland: Early voting canceled. High court also removes Perez's name from ballot LINK
  • New Mexico: Bernalillo County - Price tag for damaged voting equipment nears $1 million LINK
  • Nevada: Defeated Nevada congressional candidate wants special election LINK
  • Nevada: Angle will go to court over primary election loss LINK
  • New York: Dutchess County - Early ruling could end voting standoff LINK
  • New York: Steuben County - Steuben to take look at new voting machines (Sequoia DREs and Op-scans) LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Election officials cast for young poll workers LINK
  • Ohio: Washington County - More young people sought to work polls LINK
  • Ohio: Washington County - Elections board will get hearing LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Comment on the PA State HAVA Plan LINK
  • Washington: Disabled, blind voters in Washington get better access in 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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