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Daily Voting News For December 16, 2006

Daily Voting News For December 16, 2006


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

NOTE: Our apologies for the lack of a DVN yesterday. We were one of the million, or so, households in the Pac.Nor.West who lost power during the big Thursday night storm. QUOTE: “The e-voting machines are a threat to democracy. Putting a VVPAT on them is nothing more than a band-aid. It’s like requiring a seat belt in a Ford Pinto. What good does it do when the Pinto explodes?” Brad Friedman...

  • National: Gambling On Votes? Experts Say You Do LINK
  • Alabama: Madison County - Seibert asks state to check 'lost' votes LINK
  • California: Nevada County - Committee formed to choose voting machines LINK
  • Colorado: Montrose County - Violation of election laws? LINK
  • Florida: Secretary of state pick could bring voting paper trail LINK
  • Florida: Paper vote trail IS coming LINK
  • Florida: Duval County - ELECTIONS: Follow the paper trail LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Tuesday Hearing on Critical E-Voting Evidence in Flawed Florida Election
    Search for Thousands of Missing Votes in Sarasota County Congressional Race LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - District 13 race to go back to court LINK
  • Georgia: Voting machines may need work
    New machines used in three counties had some problems, but were accurate LINK
  • Indiana: Delaware County - Recorder's recount going back to court LINK
  • Kentucky: Scott County - eSlate eases vote count LINK
  • Massachusetts: Ballot shortage leads to shakeup in Boston
    State takes over elections division after some voters wait hours in line LINK
  • North Carolina: Buncombe County - $2.5M worth voting machines may head to dump LINK
  • North Carolina: Guilford County - Printers failed on voting machines LINK
  • New York: Voting machine delays loom LINK
  • New York: New York State’s Voting Machine Certification Process LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Judge orders hand recount of ballots in crucial House race LINK
  • South Carolina: Opinion - S.C.’s flawed voting machines LINK
  • Texas: Williamson County - Expect some changes in the next election
    Acting official will recommend more staffing, training, technical support. 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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