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Daily Voting News For September 25, 2006

Daily Voting News For September 25, 2006


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

MicroVote seems to be in trouble in Indiana again. They have still not settled with the state on violations from the primary earlier this year that could bring fines of $300,000 per incident. Now they have admitted disabling the straight-party feature on their Infinity machines because of a software error and they told no one in the state about the action. They are scrambling to fix the software and get the fix reinstalled. ...

  • National: We’re Not Scaremongering – This Is Really Happening! LINK
  • National: Over 1,400 Sign Up For New "Pollworkers For Democracy" Project In First Week LINK
  • National: Diebold Employee Alleges Shenanigans LINK
  • National: Opinion - Voting is best when simple and easy. House Measure A Weak Slap At Illegal Immigration LINK
  • National: Paper, ballot of the future? LINK
  • National: Parties lining up lawyers for election day challenges LINK
  • California: San Mateo County - Electronic voting scaled back. County decides not to use all poll machines in November LINK
  • Colorado: Residents mixed on voting machines. State must present security rules today LINK
  • Colorado: Lawyers huddle on voting machine rules LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Paper ballot question for Sarasota question appealed by state LINK
  • Georgia: Opinion - 'Paper trail' unwarranted and expense unnecessary LINK
  • Iowa: Additional training in store for poll workers LINK
  • Indiana: Poll machine flaw hidden, state says. Officials weren't told straight-ticket option wasn't working; firm is hurrying to fix it LINK
  • Maryland: America in Miniature: One voter's report from the trenches LINK
  • Maryland: Editorial - Flaws stymie vote in Florida. Electronic balloting stumbles LINK
  • Maryland: Why Md. Vote Went Bad: "Earn Extra $$!"LINK
  • Maryland: Diebold says patch will fix poll books LINK
  • Maryland: Election Board Response To Primary Problems Is Inadequate LINK
  • Mississippi: Leflore County - Mayor concerned about voter rolls LINK
  • New York: Election Machine Manufacturers Have Not Yet Completed Certification Requirements LINK
  • Ohio: Court victory lets preserved Ohio 2004 ballots tell new tales of theft and fraud as indictments and convictions mount LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Allegheny County - Press Release: Ask Allegheny County to verify voting software and have parallel testing! LINK
  • Tennessee: Sullivan County - Tired of long lines? You may be able to vote absentee 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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