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Daily Voting News For November 20, 2006

Daily Voting News For November 20, 2006


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Doug Chapin of electionline.org 'said for all the flaws, Colorado was fortunate on two fronts. First, the problems were largely what he called ‘‘hassle factor,’’ and had nothing to do with allegations of inaccuracy, fraud or large-scale disenfranchisement. Plus, Florida grabbed the headlines again with a congressional race that has wound up in court.' I wonder how the fact that over 18,000 voters stepped out of lines over 4 blocks long and did not vote in Denver is not, arguably, 'large-scale disenfranchisement'? It is certainly "large-scale voter suppression" and much more than just a "hassle factor". / In Florida today the Jennings campaign has filed their election challenge. Groups representing the voters in Sarasota Co. have also announced a press conference for tomorrow morning. This PC will be followed by a lawsuit filed by those groups; VoterAction, PFAW-FL, ACLU, EFF....

  • National: Electronic voting: democracy in peril LINK
  • National: Hugh Thompson Answers Voting Machine Security Questions LINK
  • Colorado: Colorado elections: Too much to fix
    Problems ranged from lack of workers to software that didn't work. LINK
  • Florida: Missing votes expose flaw in voter system LINK
  • Florida: Voting Still Is Not Uniform LINK
  • Florida: FL-13 - Jennings challenges 369-vote loss in congressional race LINK
  • Florida: FL-13 - Jennings wastes no time in contesting her defeat in District 13 election LINK
  • Florida: FL-13 - Electronic voting challenge filed in Florida LINK
  • Florida: FL-13 - Democrat files suit in Sarasota election flap LINK
  • Florida: FL-13 - Election Contest Filed, State Certifies Race, Buchanan Claims Victory, Calls on Jennings to Concede, Says 'Special Interest Groups Have Hijacked Election to Advance Own Agenda' LINK
  • Florida: FL-13 - Democrat’s Challenge in Fla. 13 Focuses on Undervotes LINK
  • Florida: FL-13 - Democrat’s Challenge in Fla. 13 Focuses on Undervotes LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Democratic Congressional Candidate Goes to Court LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Missing votes validate claims of touch-screen critics LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Screenshots of the FL-13 Buchanan/Jennings Race as Seen on Sarasota's ES&S Touch-Screen Voting Machines on Election Day LINK
  • Kansas: Seward County - New voting machines receive vote of approval from voters this election LINK
  • Kentucky: Opinion – Taylor County - Candidate concerned about voting machine reliability LINK
  • Kentucky: Opinion - Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney had this response: LINK
  • Louisiana: St. Landry Parish - Judge tosses St. Landry sheriff election suit LINK
  • Massachusetts: Broad Voting Rights Coalition Calls For Independent Election Commission In Massachusetts LINK
  • Minnesota: Our View: A clean vote count saves voter trust LINK
  • Missouri: Harvey Friedman: My Election Day Experience in St. Louis County, MO LINK
  • North Carolina: Recounts begin in Hayes-Kissell congressional race, state races LINK
  • New Hampshire: Vote count gets double check
    Two groups say voting machines need to be scrutinized, so they get hand counts LINK
  • New Jersey: Editorial - Start leaving paper trail LINK
  • New York: Editorial - Keep the dinosaurs for one more year LINK
  • South Carolina: Call for vote receipts renewed LINK
  • South Carolina: Kershaw County - Three protests filed in county elections LINK
  • Texas: Smith County – Commissioners to Hear More About Election-Night Delays LINK
  • Utah: Worries on voting machines persist
    Chaos in 2008?: Counties pressing for more touch screens with an eye on long lines in presidential year LINK
  • Vermont: Salmon/Brock recount may begin in two weeks LINK
  • Washington: King County's vote counters still have a lot of work to do LINK
  • Wyoming: Trauner: Change law to allow hand counts 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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