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Daily Voting News For September 23, 2006

Daily Voting News For September 23, 2006


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Most of today's news is on the Colorado court decision. This was a resounding win for the voters of the state. The state's DREs will be used in Nov. but they will be decertified immediately after and may not be re-certified. Great job by the legal team including VoterAction. / Mississippi will be disenfranchising absentee and overseas/military voters by not allowing them to vote in a special legislative election that will be held on Nov. 7 along with the general election. / Two excellent articles in today's NYTimes. ...

  • National: Officials Wary of Electronic Voting Machines LINK
  • National: The Big Gamble on Electronic Voting LINK
  • National: CNN's Lou Dobbs:Problems With E-Voting Machines Are Now Nationwide LINK
  • Arizona: Pima County - Supervisors certify election results LINK
  • California: Gov Signs Some Election Reform Bills, Bowen Measures Still Await Action LINK
  • Colorado: Judge approves voting machines LINK
  • Colorado: Colo. judge warily OKs voting machines LINK
  • Colorado: Vote machines a go. Judge rips security testing, but says it's too late to switch LINK
  • Colorado: Vote won't be on paper LINK
  • Colorado: Mesa County - Election decision saves county roughly $1 million LINK
  • Connecticut: Opinion - New Voting Machines, New Levels Of Reliability LINK
  • Maryland: Paper or Diebold? LINK
  • Mississippi: Legislative qualifying date extended LINK
  • Mississippi: Vote affects absentee ballots LINK
  • Mississippi: Leflore County - Voters will be watched closely on Tuesday LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Luzerne County - Privacy curtains would cost Luzerne County $156G LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Luzerne County - Voting curtains to cost $146,000 LINK
  • Washington: Snohomish County - Judge restores right to vote. The county erred in removing a man from the voting rolls because he wasn't living in his Maltby house, a judge rules. 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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John Gideon
Executive Director www.votersunite.org and
Information Manager www.votetrustusa.org

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