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Daily Voting News For September 19, 2006

Daily Voting News For September 19, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Today is primary day in Washington and Massachusetts. / The Sebastian Co. Arkansas clerk will be telling the SoS that ES&S iVotronic voting machines are NOT accessible. / Boulder Co. Colorado expects to have long lines in Nov. due in large part to the size of their ballot which for absentee voters will be up to 4 11x17 inch pages. The time to vote a ballot this size on touch screen voting machines will cause a huge back-up and send many people home without voting. ...

  • National: Federal Voter ID bill To Be Debated On The House Floor Tomorrow LINK
  • National: Blog - A Plan to Fix Our Broken Elections LINK
  • National: Worst Machine Ever? LINK
  • National: Voting Early and Often LINK
  • National: Tragic similarities between bar games and voting LINK
  • National: Michael Winship: Still a Few Bugs in the System LINK
  • National: The Let America Vote Act. LINK
  • National: Computerworld Blogger Responds to Diebold's Princeton Report Obfuscation LINK
  • Arkansas: Sebastian County - Clerk: Voting Machines Not Accessible LINK
  • Colorado: Voting machine foes cite Net hacker threat LINK
  • Colorado: Boulder County - Election workers expect long lines LINK
  • Connecticut: South Windsor approves new voting machines LINK
  • Massachusetts: Early voting smooth; US observers monitor some polling places LINK
  • Massachusetts: Asian group lodges voting complaint LINK
  • Maryland: Voters point out election problems LINK
  • Maryland: Officials look to fix blame for vote mess LINK
  • Maryland: Don't point fingers; prepare for next election LINK
  • Maryland: Baltimore - Provisional ballots getting close attention LINK
  • Maryland: Montgomery County - Elections officials in 'blame game' LINK
  • Maryland: Prince George's County - Elections Board to count contents of 26 voting machines Wednesday LINK
  • Michigan: Dickson County - Clerk in conflict of interest LINK
  • New Mexico: Outside auditor proposed to canvass November election returns LINK
  • New York: Voting machine details hidden. State tells counties to decide which devices they want before certification process is finished LINK
  • New York: State: Buy now and take your chances LINK
  • New York: Casting a wary eye at new voting machines LINK
  • Tennessee: Sullivan County panel OKs funds for additional voting machines LINK
  • Virginia: Call us chad. Problems in the primary in Maryland don't bode well for November's election LINK
  • Washington: Machine voting still an option. A voting activist is encouraging people to use one of the four electronic machines set up primarily to help the disabled cast their ballots. LINK
  • Wisconsin: Primary Election Plagued By Computer Problems LINK
  • Wisconsin: Election chief scolded over inflated turnout. Edman says she knew of problem that led to recount, not of its scope 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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