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Daily Voting News For September 11, 2006

Daily Voting News For September 11, 2006


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

Texas' voter database, required by federal law to be in effect on 1 Jan. 2006 will not be ready this year and the state's best estimate is now 1 Jan. 2007. / VVPAT problems? Here's a good solution from Ken Blackwell's office. If the VVPAT printer jams, runs out of paper or otherwise destroys the ballot; just run a new tape from the memory card and use that. It doesn't matter what state law says or that it's not 'voter verified'. / Tomorrow we have primary elections in Arizona, Delaware, Washington DC, Maryland, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Wisconsin. ...

  • National: New voting machines reliable, official says (Paul DeGregorio) LINK
  • National: Voting shouldn't require a heroic act of patience LINK
  • Arizona: Machines give blind a way to cast own votes LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Primary mishaps shouldn't harm Anderson if fixed by November LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - PBC hoping for smoother count in Nov. after problem-plagued primary LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Elections office 'glitches,' low voter turnout seen LINK
  • Maryland: Opinion - Time to vote LINK
  • Maryland: How much can state trust electronic voting? Tuesday's primary is 1st in Maryland to be held entirely on computers LINK
  • Minnesota: Voting technology makes state debut in primaries LINK
  • Ohio: How do you do a recount without a printout? LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio voters to face new requirements LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Fixing the election LINK
  • Texas: Voter database won’t be ready for election LINK
  • Utah: Vote machines in short supply for Utah polls LINK
  • Guam: Senatorial candidates file court petition 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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