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Daily Voting News For October 29, 2006

Daily Voting News For October 29, 2006


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

"The federal government is investigating the takeover last year of the manufacturer of electronic voting systems used in Denver and Arapahoe County by a small software company that has been linked to the leftist government of President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela. The federal inquiry is focusing on the Venezuelan owners of the software company, the Smartmatic Corp., and is trying to determine whether the government in Caracas has any control over the firm's operations, officials and others familiar with the investigation said", according to the New York Times ...

  • National: E-VOTING TRAIN WRECK 2006: The Week In Review LINK
  • National: [For a little fun] Double up at the voting table LINK
  • National: U.S. Investigates Voting Machines’ Venezuela Ties LINK
  • National: U.S. digs for vote-machine links to Hugo Chavez LINK
  • National: U.S. investigates voting-machine maker LINK
  • National: Voting Machine Firms Confirm U.S. Probe LINK
  • National: Can This Machine Be Trusted? LINK
  • National: Problems with registration list could prevent voters from being able to cast ballots LINK
  • National: Columnist - Inviting an election crisis LINK
  • National: Election Bulletin: Mail-in vote problems, what to do to safeguard your mail-in vote! LINK
  • National: Can This Machine Be Trusted? LINK
  • National: Election Day may be bumpy ride LINK
  • National: The Case vs. Diebold (or any other Electronic Voting Machine Vendor, for that matter) LINK
  • California: For first time, majority of Californians may vote absentee LINK
  • California: County registrar is confident that machines are secure LINK
  • Illinois: DuPage County - Election commission hasn’t exactly earned full vote of confidence LINK
  • New Jersey: All of New Jersey to vote electronically on Nov. 7 LINK
  • New York: New voting machines empower disabled LINK
  • Ohio: Experts see possible problems with voting , officials debate election outcome LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Delaware County - New electronic voting machines ready to be put to the ultimate test next week LINK
  • Washington: Island County - Mother charged with felony for signing daughter's ballot LINK
  • Wisconsin: Election officials preparing new voting machines, rules, database 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
Member www.votetrustusa.org

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