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Daily Voting News For November 4, 2006

Daily Voting News For November 4, 2006


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

The good folks in Luzerne Co. Pennsylvania are starting to wake-up and realize they may be spending a bit more of their tax money than they expected. Their contract with ES&S does not cover maintenance fees for next year. The tax payers will be expected to pony-up over $250,000 just for next year. Previously, the tax payers paid NOTHING for their lever machine maintenance. ...

  • National: Voting System Testing and the Enclosure of Transparency LINK
  • National: As Vote Nears, Parties Prepare for Legal Fights LINK
  • National: What do the Experts Say About Electronic Voting? LINK
  • National: Early Voting: Getting the Jump on Election Day LINK
  • Alaska: Voters favor paper ballots
    Touch Screens: Machines may be too unpredictable for voters. LINK
  • Arkansas: Ashley County - County to Stress Use of Machines Rather than Paper Ballots LINK
  • California: Absentee voting, electronic systems on rise
    Registrars brace for computer glitches, counting of mail-ins LINK
  • California: Riverside County - E-voting safer -- but safe enough? LINK
  • California: San Bernardino County - Web site shows voting machine vulnerability
    Electronic election device has button that allows for multiple ballot castings LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Debate Rages Over Electronic Voting Machine Hacking LINK
  • California: San Joaquin County - Registrar of voters discusses possible strike, other election issues LINK
  • Colorado: Pueblo County - Officials say voting machines tamper-proof LINK
  • Delaware: Election officials: electronic voting safe, secure LINK
  • Florida: I-Team: Florida Could Face Another Election Fiasco
    New Voting Machines Caused Problems In Sept. Primary LINK
  • Florida: Editorial - Fixing the vote. Elections equipment faces hard test LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Careful with that voting LINK
  • Florida: Volusia County - Plan in place to address vote machine time glitch LINK
  • Illinois: Polling changes aim to provide quicker results. LINK
  • Kentucky: Opinion - Brave new ballot box LINK
  • Massachusetts: Newton - Election boss pick raises ethical questions LINK
  • Maryland: Officials Fear Counting Md. Ballots Could Take Days LINK
  • New Mexico: McKinley County - Voters find problems at the polls LINK
  • New Jersey: Mercer County - Oversight of elections sought
    Mercer vote official wants feds to step in LINK
  • New York: Disabled voters' options are few LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County elections staff probe inaccurate scan test LINK
  • Ohio: Trumbull County elections board notifies voters of machine glitch LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Pa. election will be first with all electronic machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Chester County - Officials confident that vote-counting process will move efficiently LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Lancaster County - VOTE of confidence
    Touch-screens ready for big turnout Tuesday LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Luzerne County - E-voting machines will cost $250,000 in maintenance LINK
  • Tennessee: Shelby County - Voting cards missing; no alarm
    Republican fears are groundless, says Election Commission LINK
  • Tennessee: Shelby County - Missing Smartcards LINK
  • Texas: Supreme Court denies Texas Democrats in voting case LINK
  • Texas: Paper or electronic? Some voters get a choice LINK
  • Texas: El Paso County - El Paso's Electronic Voting Machines Have Problems LINK
  • Texas: Williamson County - Electronic voting machines causing problems in Williamson County LINK
  • Utah: Spanish speakers to get help at polls LINK
  • Virginia: Newport News - Two NN election lawsuits dismissed LINK
  • Washington: King County elections office: Are its problems solved? 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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