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Daily Voting News For December 5, 2006

Daily Voting News For December 5, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

"Donetta Davidson, a member of the Election Assistance Commission, said only a few dozen of about 6,700 election jurisdictions in the United States reported voting problems on Election Day. She said local governments undertake exhaustive testing on their computer equipment before and after elections. "Our voters should feel very confident," she said." [See Below - PA: Doubts persist on electronic vote machines] It's apparent that Ms. Davidson has ignored the results of this past election. It's time she opened her eyes and saw what is happening around her. ...

  • National: Federal Panel Rebuffs Guidelines That Insist on a Paper Trail LINK
  • National: Trouble with the Machines LINK
  • National: Panel changes course, approves e-voting checks LINK
  • National: Electronic voting panel passes revised paper trail proposal LINK
  • National: Federal Advisory Committee Proposes Stronger E-Voting Guidelines LINK
  • California: Daniel Weintraub: Debra Bowen won't push for return to paper ballots LINK
  • California: Contra Costa County – NAACP Calls For Probe Into Possible Voter Discrimination LINK
  • California: Riverside County – Opinion - Secrecy, security and sandbagging... LINK
  • California: San Joaquin County - 140K in S.J. cast ballots LINK
  • Colorado: Denver County - Election panel, auditor had warehouse worries
    The safety of $7.5 million in election equipment was the subject of memos and was noted in an audit. LINK
  • Florida: Leon County - Opinion mixed on voting machines
    They're easy to use, but they lack a paper trail LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County – Columnist - Voting fixes: New machines and a `none of the above' button LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Source Code In Machines To Be Tested LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Voting machines a tale of the tape LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Analysis points to bad ballot design LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Audit to review computer code LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Drury Comments Reveal Preexisting Bias, Cast Even More Doubt on Integrity of Audit Process LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Jennings ignores setbacks, calls for revote in Florida LINK
  • Maryland: Opinion - Voting machines need paper trail LINK
  • Maryland: Anne Arundel County - Recount sought in District 31 race LINK
  • New Jersey: NJ Election Official Admits She Can't Prove All Votes Counted Properly LINK
  • Ohio: OH-15 - Recount begins in 15th Congressional District race LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Thousands voted illegally
    Cuyahoga failed to ensure signatures LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Cuyahoga voters cast ballots without signing in LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Nearly 12,000 Cuyahoga voters cast ballots without signing in LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Poll machines must be changed to verify that ballots are accurate LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Doubts persist on electronic vote machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Chester County - Big hopes to upset a tiny lead in Chesco LINK
  • Rhode Island: Judge allows review of contested ballots in E.P. at-large race LINK
  • Utah: Special election an extra $1.1M 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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