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Daily Voting News For October 4, 2006

Daily Voting News For October 4, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

A group of voters in Alameda Co California has stepped-up with help from VoterAction to file a lawsuit against the use of the Sequoia voting system in Nov. / VoterAction is also active in Wisconsin where they 'asked state regulators today to revoke approval of four types of electronic voting machines before next month's election.' / Testing of the E-Poll Books by Maryland has been completed and Diebold is declaring the testing a success though there were still a minimum of problems and the state has been quiet on their decision. The most troublesome problem from the primary has not been fixed, however. In Tuesday's testing a computer mouse was used instead of the normally required stylus and the touch-screen / ES&S is, again, having problems meeting contractual dates in delivering paper ballots. Counties in Montana have waited over two weeks for their ballots....

  • National: Computer Science Professor Argues For a Paper Trail With E-Voting LINK
  • National: All Paper, No Machines: HR 6200, By Kucinich In Congress LINK
  • National: The EAC Certification Ponzi Scheme LINK
  • National: Voting overhaul raises anxieties LINK
  • National: Representatives pass 21st century poll tax' LINK
  • National: Media Release - Media Briefing on New Voter Suppression Strategies; Report Suggests Disenfranchisement in Battleground States and House Districts LINK
  • California: Alameda County - Alameda Voters File Suit Against County to Ensure Anti-Hacking Testing of Sequoia E-Voting Systems Before Nov. 7 LINK
  • California: Alameda County - Voter group poised to sue Alameda County over new voting system LINK
  • California: Tehama County - Whistle-blower' election worker fired LINK
  • Florida: Lakeland County - No Poll Watchers Signed For Election LINK
  • Florida: Volusia County - Some 'zero tapes' from primary vote reported missing LINK
  • Illinois: Madison County - County will accommodate voters LINK
  • Louisiana: Morehouse Parish - Glitches plague election LINK
  • Maryland: Maryland tests electronic books for statewide election LINK
  • Maryland: E-poll results undecided LINK
  • Maryland: Opinion - Absentee leadership in Maryland as election nears LINK
  • Maryland: Tests on polling machines successful LINK
  • Maryland: Maryland's test voting 'successful' LINK
  • Maryland: Outlook unclear for Diebold machines in MD election LINK
  • Maryland: Lamone delays decison on e-poll books. Elections chief awaiting final tests, pending report on Diebold system fixes LINK
  • Missouri: To Be a Poll Worker LINK
  • Montana: Some counties still waiting for late ballots LINK
  • Ohio: Franklin County - Ohio Meltdown '06: A 'Serious Problem' Reported on First Day of Early Voting on 'Shiny New' Diebold Touch-Screen Machines… LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Voters on E-Voting: Trust, But Verify LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Lawrence County - November election brings challenges LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Somerset County - Somerset mulls precinct changes LINK
  • Utah: Editorial - Vote early: You won't have to stand in line on Election Day LINK
  • Wisconsin: Voter Action Asks State to Decertify Touch-Screen Voting Machines: Machines Inherently Prone to Fraud LINK
  • Wisconsin: Wisconsin group wants regulators to revoke OK of voting machines LINK
  • West Virginia: Clerks say balloting is on track LINK
  • Guam: Electronic balloting, general election debated LINK
  • Guam: Judge expected to issue decision Thursday 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.**


John Gideon
Executive Director and
Information Manager

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