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Daily Voting News For September 16, 2006

Daily Voting News For September 16, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Diebold has now admitted that Maryland was the first state to use new 'e-poll books' and that they had no reasons yet why the machines were crashing throughout the day (three machines over 40 times in one polling place). Of course their first response is that the problem was all the poll workers and how they set-up the equipment. / Rhode Island conducted a state-wide recount for one race with the results being exactly the same as the original count. Of course, they just re-ran the memory and the recount was complete in 10 minutes. / The White House has named a new EAC Commissioner to replace Paul DeGregorio. The new nominee clearly has no qualifications for the job and her nomination actually violates the Help America Vote Act of 2002....

  • National: Designed to Fail . . . Auditing Elections in Arizona LINK
  • National: 2003 Theft of Election Equipment Software and Personal Information From ES&S Disclosed LINK
  • National: A Response To Diebold's Response To The Princeton Report LINK
  • National: Missouri, other states grapple with new voting requirements LINK
  • National: White House Nomintates An Unknown For The EAC LINK
  • California: Kern County - Court upholds touchscreeen voting system LINK
  • Florida: Volusia County – Editorial - Accuracy counts. Open inquiry overdue for voting machines susceptible to undetectable tampering LINK
  • Maryland: State first to use poll equipment. Check-in system would reboot itself during the primary, causing problems LINK
  • Maryland: Report from Prince George County LINK
  • Maryland: Montgomery County - Candidates assail voting errors LINK
  • Maryland: Prince George's County - Candidates Challenge Election Outcomes. Challengers Allege Voting Fraud, Election Irregularities LINK
  • Maryland: Prince George's County - 2 Democrats claim vote errors in PG, seek probe LINK
  • Maryland: Prince George's County - Wynn's challenger says she'll sue over some votes LINK
  • New York: Editorial - $2 million down the drain LINK
  • New York: Suffolk County Executive Just Says "No" to Electronic Vote Counting LINK
  • New York: Suffolk County - Levy won't pull lever voting booths LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - Court reverses results in N. Phila. House race LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Westmoreland County - Election Bureau seeking poll workers this fall LINK
  • Rhode Island: It's official: Board confirms Kinch's win LINK
  • Wisconsin: Editorial - Another muffed election 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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