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Daily Voting News For September 6, 2006

Daily Voting News For September 6, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

For those who were not aware, Warren Mitofsky 'exited' last Friday. Our best wishes go to his family and friends. / The major failure reported in Florida's primary, so far, seems to be the failure of getting speedy results from the polling places to the counties. Problems were reported in several counties. / Mahoning Co. Ohio still owes ES&S over $400,000 for services previously provided. ES&S refuses to provide new batteries to replace those that are beyond their useful life span. The county refuses to pay the bill, not because of anything to do with ES&S but because of a completely different matter. The county is now in a position where they may have problems running an election in Nov. / Texas has named the Univ. of Texas baseball coach as the new spokesman for the SoS's VOTEXAS program. Unfortunately the coach has never voted in his ten years living in the state. ...

  • National: Appreciation - The Pioneer Pollster Whose Credibility You Could Count On LINK
  • National: Verified Voting Announces Election Transparency Project LINK
  • National: NASS Publishes Seven Simple Steps To Voting In 2006 LINK
  • National: Court rules against voter-supervised elections, attorney tells Raw LINK
  • National: Pelosi on Voter Protection: 'We Cannot Allow the Birthright of America to be Stolen' LINK
  • Alabama: Governor Given Extension For HAVA Report LINK
  • California: Humboldt County - HAVA forces vote system change – Sept. 5, 2006 (Vote-PAD) LINK
  • Florida: Experts: Primaries run smoothly, thanks in part to low turnout LINK
  • Florida: Voters have no major problems in Florida primary election LINK
  • Florida: Primary Had No Effect On Florida's Hottest Congressional Race LINK
  • Florida: Broward County - Broward's vote tally is still pending LINK
  • Florida: Hernando County - Hernando counting problems throw confusion into the race LINK
  • Florida: Leon County - New technology slows precinct updates LINK
  • Florida: Martin County - Glitch delays Martin elections office from posting full preliminary results of primary election until today LINK
  • Florida: Pinellas County - Voter turnout light for Primary Elections LINK
  • Florida: Pinellas County - Voter turnout light for Primary Election LINK
  • Florida: Seminole County - McLean wins over Blake to face write-in opposition LINK
  • Maryland: Ann Arundel County - County short on election judges LINK
  • Maryland: Montgomery County - Machines add features to help system, voters LINK
  • New York: Attorney General Circulates Statement Calling For Paper Ballot Optical Scan Voting LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County – Editorial - In Search of Accurate Vote Totals LINK
  • Ohio: Mahoning County - Elections board cuts 25 voting precincts LINK
  • Washington: King County - Vote on elections chief delayed till '09 LINK
  • Washington: Thurston County - A first for county's blind voters (AutoMark) LINK
  • Washington DC: D.C. Voters Directed to Wrong Polls LINK
  • Guam: Taitano notes glitches in Primary LINK
  • Guam: Asan-Maina ballots misplaced LINK
  • Guam: Opinion - Upgrade: Get rid of paper ballots, use electronic voting as main way to cast votes 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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