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Daily Voting News For October 18, 2006

Daily Voting News For October 18, 2006


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

A federal appeals court will hear a complaint against the Indiana Voter ID law today. / 'As the new [federal] testing and certification program is developed in response to input from public interest organizations, computer security experts, and concerned citizens, the EAC should be guided by a desire for the greatest possible transparency. A transparent election process is fundamental to democratic governance' says Warren Stewart of VoteTrustUSA. / Grant Parrish Louisiana needs 47 new voting machines to replace those that were damaged due to flooding in their warehouse. ...

  • National: New Weekly Radio Program about Voting and Democracy to be Launched LINK
  • National: Voting Rights Radio - Don’ t Miss It! LINK
  • National: Voice of the Voters: The Power and Responsibility of Democracy LINK
  • National: Legal SWAT Teams LINK
  • National: Building a Better Voting Machine LINK
  • National: OpEd - Voters Not To Blame For Fraud LINK
  • National: More on E-voting LINK
  • National: Under the Radar: The EAC Proposes A New Program For Testing Voting Machines LINK
  • National: VelvetRevolution.us Expands Multi-Pronged Election Protection Strike Force Campaign as Nov. General Election Nears LINK
  • National: Last-minute questions about e-voting LINK
  • National: Troops Still Have Time to Vote Absentee LINK
  • National: Election Administration Issues Follow Up Briefing Background Material to Press Call LINK
  • Arizona: YES: Mail-in ballot clearly adds to turnout LINK
  • Arizona: NO: Mail-in ballot subverts our traditions LINK
  • California: FBI Investigates Letters Sent To Garden Grove Voters LINK
  • California: San Mateo County - Elections Workers Test eSlate Voting Machines LINK
  • Colorado: Opinion - Can we trust our voting system? LINK
  • Florida: Judge: Florida law won’t allow polling place signs for Negron LINK
  • Florida: Miami-Dade County - Election Voting Machines Put To The Test LINK
  • Georgia: Lawyers to drop contempt claim against Georgia over voter letters LINK
  • Iowa: All Iowa polling places have a machine for the blind LINK
  • Iowa: Washington County - Election services, work, costs increase LINK
  • Illinois: Cook County - County board members still skeptical about voting machines. Election judges to receive more training for Nov. LINK
  • Indiana: Federal appeals court to hear voter ID case LINK
  • Indiana: Federal appeals court hears Indiana voter ID case LINK
  • Indiana: Expert to Discuss "Computerized Voting Machines: Who is Counting Your Vote?" on October 31 LINK
  • Indiana: Allen County - A poll of precision. Workers operate the county’s voting machines to ensure their accuracy. (Actually the workers are vendor employees.) LINK
  • Kentucky: Voting system change unlikely LINK
  • Louisiana: Grant Parrish - More voting machines needed in LINK
  • Maryland: Absentee ballots a hot item. Elections boards are swamped; some voters will give electronic machines another try Nov. 7 LINK
  • Maryland: Paper ballots persevere, even in high-tech times LINK
  • North Carolina: Forsyth County - Longtime elections official resigns before Nov. 7. Cardwell described as dignified public servant, committed to work LINK
  • New Jersey: High-tech voting for visually impaired LINK
  • New Mexico: Governor stands by election reform LINK
  • New York: New York to Use Aging Voting Machines LINK
  • New York: Suffolk County - County Files Suit Over Voting Machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Luzerne County eyes cases of voter registration fraud LINK
  • Tennessee: Natchez - Workers prepare for Nov. 2 vote LINK
  • Tennessee: Shelby County - Use of vote machines will proceed LINK
  • Washington: Snohomish County - Senate race, all-mail voting expected to boost turnout 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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