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Daily Voting News For September 7, 2006

Daily Voting News For September 7, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Late this afternoon a US District Court judge ordered all Ohio counties to preserve all 2004 ballots. / Poll watchers on Guam report that ballot boxes have two doors on them. One has a padlock installed and the other has 'twist-ties'. Poll watchers were kicked out of at least one polling place by Election Commission staff for 30-minutes with no explanation. / Voters who chose to vote on paper ballots in some predominately African-American and Democrat precincts in Duval Co Florida found that the precincts ran out of paper ballots early in the day. The county blames the mistake on human error. / State required vote-sorting software seems to have failed all over Florida on Tuesday night....

  • National: How Many Elections Will Congress Seize Before We Stop Them? LINK
  • National: Black caucus urges big vote to advance equality LINK
  • Arkansas: Daniels proposes state-funded county election coordinators; Lagrone clarifies son's voting status LINK
  • Arizona: Maricopa County - Maricopa Community Colleges to Assist Maricopa County Election Boards for Primary and General Elections LINK
  • Arizona: Pinal County - Election poll workers trained; ID now required to vote LINK
  • Connecticut: Voting machine switch delayed LINK
  • Florida: Paper or Touch Screen? LINK
  • Florida: Touch-screen machines cause confusion with voting results LINK
  • Florida: Still some snags in voting process LINK
  • Florida: New screens spark delays, confusion LINK
  • Florida: Voting Booth '06 Is Dark And Deep LINK
  • Florida: Alachua County - Supervisor works overtime to smooth election kinks LINK
  • Florida: Broward County - Computer glitches delay final vote tally in 17 Broward precincts LINK
  • Florida: Duval County - Leaders Discuss Ballot Shortage At Duval Precincts LINK
  • Florida: Martin County - Martin battles to tally votes LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Two days after small primary, Palm Beach County one of last in state to report LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County – Opinion - 'Incomplete' grade kind for Anderson's first test LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Primary: Precinct-by-precinct totals face wait LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - PBC election supervisor vows quicker results LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Elections chief defends touch-screen system LINK
  • Florida: Volusia County - Voting chief sees few glitches -- but some see potential for more LINK
  • Georgia: Outgoing congresswoman hints at challenging Georgia voting laws LINK
  • Maryland: Anne Arundel County - Arundel seeks poll judges LINK
  • Maryland: Baltimore - Touching a screen to vote Diebold machines get mixed review LINK
  • Maryland: Montgomery County - Montgomery vows quick turnaround on election results LINK
  • North Carolina: Chatham County - Chatham voting turmoil continues LINK
  • Ohio: Judge orders 2004 ballots preserved LINK
  • Ohio: Mahoning County - Fighting escalates over money for voting machines LINK
  • Utah: Salt Lake County - Electronic voting increases demand for poll volunteers LINK
  • Vermont: Secretary of State Deb Markowitz responds to security problems found with state's voting system LINK
  • Guam: 176 more votes uncounted. Electronic ballots from Yona Precinct 10B left out LINK
  • Guam: Complaints filed as residents demand reelection 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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