Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | News Flashes | Scoop Features | Scoop Video | Strange & Bizarre | Search

 


Daily Voting News For September 13, 2006

Daily Voting News For September 13, 2006


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

Today the Brennan Center released another report. This report congratulates Congress for implementing the Help America Vote Act of 2002 and taking us forward. However, the executive director said, "the way it is being implemented by many states, combined with new underhanded efforts to crack down on voter registration and participation, could move the country backward. We see a real problem coming up in November in the elections." / Today, also, Princeton University scientists released a report on the vulnerabilities of the Diebold TS voting system. This is the first time that hardware, firmware, and software have been investigated at the same time and the vulnerabilities are staggering. / Unbelievably Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams said Tuesday that he hopes the statewide adoption of electronic ballots will boost voting among young Texans and make elections more secure. Why would anyone think elections are more secure after witnessing what happened in Maryland yesterday? / Lancaster Co. Pennsylvania commissioners just purchased 92 additional eSlate DREs. Meanwhile the county elections director is asking all voters to use the paper ballots and eScans. It seems that someone has a lack of confidence in DREs. ...

  • National: Election changes could create voting barriers. Report cites underhanded efforts to crack down on voter registration LINK
  • National: Challenges to voter ID laws casting doubt on fall ballots LINK
  • National: Hacked: Virus Implanted, Spread On Diebold Touch-Screen Voting Machine! LINK
  • National: Hack the vote? No problem LINK
  • National: Researchers reveal 'extremely serious' vulnerabilities in e-voting machines LINK
  • National: Study software alters e-vote ballot tally LINK
  • National: Princeton prof raises alarm over electronic voting machines LINK
  • Alaska: Voting security. Alaska's system is a good one;it passed its primary election test LINK
  • Arkansas: Commission discusses next week's election LINK
  • Arizona: Lookout, Arizona! Hand Recount Probably Won't Be Done; ID Law Not Blocked. It's A Double-Whammy ­ And Just In Time For The Primaries!! LINK
  • Arizona: Maricopa County - Election workers keep ballots moving smoothly to downtown county office LINK
  • Indiana: Madison County - New machines should add confidence LINK
  • Maryland: Blind voter on her own LINK
  • Maryland: Avi Rubin - My day at the polls - Maryland primary '06 LINK
  • Maryland: Editorial - The Mess in Montgomery. Those responsible for the failure to prepare polling stations must be held accountable. LINK
  • Maryland: Opinion - Primary debacles LINK
  • Maryland: Everyone's Getting Touchy About Voting LINK
  • Maryland: Electronic system beset by problems. Balloting glitches frustrate voters LINK
  • Maryland: Ehrlich slams elections chief LINK
  • Maryland: Can't anyone run a simple election anymore? LINK
  • Maryland: Electronic system beset by problems. Balloting glitches frustrate voters LINK
  • Maryland: Maryland Voters Vote in Primary Election LINK
  • Maryland: Baltimore - Maryland Officials Vow To Fix Polling Problems LINK
  • Maryland: Montgomery County - Maryland Election Glitches Prompt Investigation LINK
  • Maryland: Montgomery County - Montgomery forgets to issue vote cards LINK
  • Maryland: Montgomery County - Card snafu fixed by late morning, but voters angry LINK
  • Minnesota: Despite several "hiccups" primary elections largely mistake-free LINK
  • Minnesota: New method up for vote (IRV) LINK
  • New Jersey: Still haunted by ghosts of the 2000 election in our voting machines LINK
  • New York: Rage against the new machines LINK
  • New York: ‘Sip and Puff' Machines Give Disabled Voters Privacy LINK
  • New York: Clinton County - Primary throws some glitches at Clinton County LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Lancaster County - County to urge voters to choose paper record LINK
  • Ohio: Mahoning County - Resolution addresses payment [of owed money to ES&S] LINK
  • Texas: Williams hopes electronic ballots encourage younger voters LINK
  • Washington: Voter errors will nix many Washington ballots in partisan races LINK
  • Washington: Opinion - Bring back the blanket primary LINK
  • Wisconsin: Milwaukee - Some polling places pile up glitches. Some voters confused, some ballots misprinted 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.**

*************

John Gideon
Executive Director www.votersunite.org and
Information Manager www.votetrustusa.org

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

Mariana Cavalcanti Critics of the Olympic project can point a discernible pattern in the delivery of Olympics-related urban interventions: the belated but rushed inaugurations of faulty and/or unfinished infrastructures... More>>

Live Blog On Now: Open Source//Open Society Conference

The second annual Open Source Open Society Conference is a 2 day event taking place on 22-23 August 2016 at Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington… Scoop is hosting a live blog summarising the key points of this exciting conference. More>>

ALSO:

Buildup:

Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

It hasn’t been much fun at all to see how “war on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia. This weekend’s banning of the Russian long jumper Darya Klishina took that fixation to fresh extremes. More>>

ALSO:

Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition... More>>

Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

I’ll focus here on just two ways that dis-enfranchisement is currently occurring in the US: (a) by the rigging of the boundary lines for voter districts and (b) by demanding elaborate photo IDs before people are allowed to cast their vote. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>

ALSO:


Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news