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Daily Voting News For December 12, 2006

Daily Voting News For December 12, 2006


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

"At least two commissioners and [Broward County] Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes question the reliability and credibility of touch-screen machines without a physical record of each vote. They want county staff to explore the cost of several alternatives, among them buying printers for the controversial system or switching to paper ballots that can be read by scanners." It appears that some are beginning to realize they were wrong in their support of paperless voting all along. / Harri Hursti --- The Lead Programmer Who Hacked Diebold Systems in Both Florida and Utah --- Looking Forward to Testing the Security Vulnerability of Riverside County's Systems! Election Integrity Individuals, Group, Stake $1000 for Charity on Supervisor Jeff Stone's Offer!...

  • National: Editorial - Regardless of result, voting procedures must be reviewed LINK
  • National: Editorial - The Florida 'race' LINK
  • National: Root the Vote: The Hard and the Soft LINK
  • California: Opinion - End state travesty of a rigged system LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Nominations for special commission on registrar of voters to be annouced LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Group Accepts Voting Machine Hacking Challenge LINK
  • California: Riverside County - EXCLUSIVE: Renowned Computer Security Expert Agrees to Meet California County Supervisor's '1000 to 1' Challenge to 'Manipulate' Sequoia Voting Machine! LINK
  • California: San Mateo County - Workers to blame in voting problems LINK
  • Colorado: Colorado Democrats to form select committee on elections LINK
  • Florida: Opinion - Paper trail the next 'dangling chad' LINK
  • Florida: Opinion - Elections: a failure of trust
    It's not the machines but the system that needs fixing LINK
  • Florida: Democrats vow votes will have paper trail LINK
  • Florida: Broward County to explore paper trail for touch-screen voting machines LINK
  • Florida: Duval County - Holland seeks funds to provide paper trail
    Touch-screen machines would be improved. LINK
  • Florida: FL-13 - Candidate vows not to give up vote fight
    She says voting irregularities raise too many questions to just let it pass. LINK
  • Florida: Fl-13 - Florida's 13th District Debacle Requires a Re-Vote in Sarasota Today and National Reform Tomorrow LINK
  • Indiana: Delaware County - Recount begins in local contest
    Machine, provisional and absentee ballots will be counted separately, in case provisional ballots are thrown out. LINK
  • Maryland: Recount to Start in Delegate Race Decided by 28 Votes LINK
  • Montana: Electronic Voting, Counting Machines can be Troublesome LINK
  • New Jersey: Ocean County - 2 Democrats sue for new elections LINK
  • New York: Chautauqua County - County Board Of Elections Still Working On Voting Machine Decision LINK
  • New York: Otsego County - Otsego board endorses scanners 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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