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Daily Voting News For September 17, 2006

Daily Voting News For September 17, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

The fallout from the 'train wreck' in Maryland this week will not go away for awhile I'm afraid. There will surely be more calls for firings, and there should be. Heads should definitely roll but will the real people who are responsible be the ones to lose their jobs or will some underling suffer for the mistakes of their bosses? Will the state learn anything or will they just have an investigation and blame the problems all on poll workers and the voters? They hired the Election Center to do an investigation so there is no way Diebold will share any fault in this. Even the Washington Post has taken to disinformation and obfuscation in their reporting this weekend....

  • National: NASED Chief Blows Smoke Re: E-Voting Machines LINK
  • National: Major Problems At Polls Feared. Some Officials Say Voting Law Changes And New Technology Will Cause Trouble LINK
  • National: Washington Post Front Page: 'Major Problems At Polls Feared' LINK
  • National: FOX NEWS Exposes the Princeton / Diebold Virus Hack Story! LINK
  • National: CNN's Lou Dobbs:The Integrity Of Midterm Elections Cannot Be Guaranteed LINK
  • Arizona: Maricopa County - Designed to Fail... Auditing Elections in Arizona LINK
  • Colorado: Rebuttal to CO official that state is protected vs. vote tampering LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Palm Beach elections office reaches out to minority voters LINK
  • Louisiana: Livingston Parrish - Livingston voting to get high-tech LINK
  • Maryland: Md. Election Problems Fuel Push for Paper Record. After Primary Day Fiasco, Some Area Officials and Activists Say Electronic Voting Systems Need Backup LINK
  • Maryland: Solution to voting problems ordered. Md. elections chief tells city, 3 counties to avert repeat of Tuesday errors LINK
  • Maryland: Anne Arundel County - Election judges are needed. Shortage of poll workers blamed for many election day problems LINK
  • Maryland: Harford County - Glitches overcome in primary. Voter describes new device as 'too high-tech' LINK
  • Maryland: Montgomery County - Nancy Dacek's 15 Minutes Of Fame, Give or Take LINK
  • New York: Editorial - Now, help New Yorkers vote LINK
  • Washington: Snohomish County - Much at stake, even if not all votes count 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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