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Daily Voting News For October 5, 2006

Daily Voting News For October 5, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Another voting system has been hacked and the hackers claim they could even change the software to a chess game. Liberty Systems, which is being marketed in the North East including heavily in New York, was hacked by a team of Dutch IT professionals. / Cook Co, Illinois elections staff admit to the County Board that there will probably be problems in Nov. and testing of their Sequoia equipment certainly reveals there will be problems. One elections manager told the Board that it takes 3 or 4 elections before there are no longer any problems. / Suffolk Co. New York officials are suing to keep their lever machines. / Maryland will use the e-poll books even though it took three software patches and the inclusion of a mouse, none of which have been certified federally....

  • National: NEDAP (Liberty Systems) Voting Machines Hacked LINK
  • National: FEC Changes Vote Recount Regulation LINK
  • National: More Legal Complaints by Voter Groups Brought Against E-Voting Systems in Wisconsin and California… LINK
  • National: Electronic voting increases chance for error in elections LINK
  • National: Ballots late in some Montana, Wyoming counties LINK
  • National: DREs -- Designed for Failure LINK
  • National: Action urged to ensure all can vote, Groups mobilize to defend voting rights on Nov. 7 LINK
  • National: CNN's Lou Dobbs: 'The public outcry over electronic voting machines is intensifying' LINK
  • Alaska: 2004 Electronic Election Data Was Changed in 2006 LINK
  • California: Alameda County - Security of voting equipment in doubt. Independent testing of system not done before it was purchased, voters' lawsuit alleges LINK
  • California: Alameda County - Voters File Suit To Ensure Promised Testing Of Sequoia Voting Machines LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Appeal Filed in Bilbray Election Challenge LINK
  • Colorado: Mesa County - Bipartisan panel testing county’s voting machines LINK
  • Florida: Foley ballot notice questioned LINK
  • Florida: Volusia County - Supervisor revises training to cut down poll errors LINK
  • Iowa: Wapello County - New voting equipment ready for November elections LINK
  • Illinois: Cook County - More voting problems won’t be tolerated LINK
  • Illinois: Cook County - New 'hiccups' in election equipment. Commissioner 'not inspired' by tests LINK
  • Illinois: Cook County - New machines may still challenge voters LINK
  • Indiana: Monroe County - Voting test shows no flaws in system LINK
  • Indiana: Wayne County - A different way to vote (Voting Centers) LINK
  • Massachusetts: LWV law will allow younger poll workers LINK
  • Maryland: Further tests sought of digital voter rolls LINK
  • Maryland: A Major Decision On Electronic Voting LINK
  • Maryland: Diebold sez "glitch-free," just don't touch those touchscreens LINK
  • Maryland: E-poll books get green light for election. Lamone declares problems 'resolved'; decision draws criticism from Ehrlich LINK
  • Missouri: State Supreme Court hears election issues LINK
  • New Mexico: Election Integrity Groups Call For Audit Of Electronic Vote Counts In November's Election LINK
  • New York: Onondaga County - Public hearing dominated by protest over voting machines LINK
  • New York: Onondaga County - Electronic voting opposed at budget hearing. Touch-screen machines "a disaster," says speaker at session on county fiscal plan. LINK
  • New York: Rockland - State Board of Elections investigating year-old New Square voting irregularity LINK
  • New York: Suffolk County officials to sue over voting machine mandate LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Center for Election Integrity Appointed Public Monitor LINK
  • Ohio: Washington County - 2 elections officials resign in wake of investigation LINK
  • GUam: Judge: Election stands LINK
  • NEtherlands - Flaws found in Dutch voting machines LINK
  • Netherlands - E-voting machines successfully hacked 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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