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

 


Daily Voting News For September 15, 2006

Daily Voting News For September 15, 2006


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org 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.**

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

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