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Daily Voting News For September 15, 2006

Daily Voting News For September 15, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Milwaukee officials are counting every ballot by hand in order to find out how many ballots were really cast in Tuesday's election. They presently report 35,000 more ballots counted than cast. There is presently no plan to count any races. / The gentleman who "certifies" voting systems for the state of Colorado had to admit in court documents that he is not an 'expert'. He joins the growing list of non-experts who make crucial decisions on voting systems; people like Paul Craft, Brit Williams, Doug Lewis, and the EAC commissioners. / Tens of thousands of absentee and provisional ballots are still to be counted next week in Montgomery Co. Maryland / E-Poll books used in Maryland seem to have been a huge problem. Voters came to the polls to vote only to be told they had already voted according to the machines ...

  • National: The GOP wants to see your I.D. LINK
  • National: Diebold Blasts Felten Study LINK
  • National: Diebold says "They're poor researchers"LINK
  • National: Opinion - Electronic voting's moment of truth LINK
  • National: Elections Easy to Steal, Say Computer Scientists LINK
  • National: Diebold's Response to Princeton Report 'Dodges' Issues, Says Computer Scientist Doug Jones LINK
  • National: ES&S Burglarized in 2003, Information Just Made Available Today by MN Dem Sec. of State Candidate! LINK
  • California: Ventura County - Returning to old vote system just might work LINK
  • Colorado: Colorado's E-Voting 'Expert' is no Expert, Admits 'Expert' LINK
  • Colorado: New Concerns Raised About Voting Computers LINK
  • Colorado: Voting machines "expert" says he's not LINK
  • Colorado: CCEG Calls on Denver County District Attorney to Investigate Secretary Dennis for Violating Public Trust. CCEG Urges Secretary Dennis to Repeal Rule Infringing on Voter Rights LINK
  • Colorado: Suit: Ban computer voting. Attorney fears fraud, says state 'headed for train wreck' in Nov. LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Paper or touch screen? LINK
  • Illinois: Kane County - Kane's voting machines get needed changes LINK
  • Indiana: Monroe County - Election board member defends accuracy of new electronic voting machines LINK
  • Maryland: Worse to Come in Fall Elections, Officials Fear
    Primary Problems, Study Revive Questions About Md. Voting Machines LINK
  • Maryland: More on the Maryland Primary Day E-Voting Meltdown LINK
  • Maryland: Posturing over glitches. Ehrlich to question Democratic administrator; Democrats blame his appointees LINK
  • Maryland: Judge problems at heart of poll issues LINK
  • Maryland: Baltimore County - Questionable equipment, endorsements cause confusion LINK
  • Maryland: Howard County - Election officials learn from glitches, errors LINK
  • Maryland: Montgomery County - Provisional ballots could settle Wynn-Edwards congressional race LINK
  • Maryland: Prince George's County - Baker Wants Voting Problems Investigated LINK
  • Maryland: Worcester County - Local Election Returns Slow To Come In LINK
  • Michigan: Opinion - Fight campaign to suppress state voting. Michigan voters must be vigilant or fewer votes may get counted Nov. 7 LINK
  • Minnesota: Clear sailing for voting machines LINK
  • Missouri: Judge strikes down Missouri voter ID law LINK
  • New Jersey: Groups urge vote for parolees LINK
  • New Jersey: Citing discrimination, activists urge state to let parolees vote LINK
  • Ohio: Voter Turnout Low In Ohio. Harrison and Belmont County among voting places in District. LINK
  • Rhode Island: Ballots to be recount [Actually not; just the memory packs are being rerun] LINK
  • Rhode Island: Board tackles voting claims. In one Providence City Council race, the outcome could be changed if alleged voting irregularities are proven. LINK
  • Tennessee: Tipton County - Loser by 1 vote gets 'no' on runoff LINK
  • Wisconsin: Milwaukee - City is counting every ballot by hand. Mayor says election system sound despite mix-up in turnout totals LINK
  • West Virginia: Berkeley County - Voting machines to be borrowed 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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