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Daily Voting News For January 18, 2007

Daily Voting News For January 18, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

The Duval Co. Florida finance committee approved funding for printers for the counties DREs (Diebold TSx). The first question that came to mind when I read this is, "How can Duval buy printers for their machines when the state has said they are not allowed and they are not state certified? Then I got deeper into the article. "Verifiable Paper Audit Trail"? Where is the 'voter'? Then it is all explained: “The voter will not see it and they cannot take it,” said Phillips. “The paper trail will be rolled up in the machine.” The voter will not see the printed ballot. In other words the county has approved funding to install a printer on the machines and that printer is already on those machines. Perhaps that's why in the cost breakdown no where do they mention the cost of the printers only repairs, maintenance, etc. In other words, this is all more misleading information and obfuscation on the part of an election official who only wants to promote confidence at the expense of the facts. / Three Cuyahoga Co. Ohio election workers went on trial today for 6 counts each of misconduct for rigging the 2004 state mandated recount in their county. The workers pre-counted and sorted ballots in order to find precincts where the recount would find no problems....

  • National: Voting machine test lab merger despite EAC ban on Ciber puts Wyle lab partnership in question LINK


  • National: Spin City. The revolving door stays ajar for ex-bureaucrats. LINK
  • National: Electronic Voting & Fair Vote Counts: 15 Expert Reports LINK
  • Florida: Duval County - Elections office to get paper trail system LINK
  • Florida: FL-13 - S.W. Florida congressional race most expensive House one ever LINK
  • Maryland: Cardin asks Gonzales to investigate GOP election fliers LINK
  • Ohio: Elections suits may be settled LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Back to Ohio: Prosecutor says 2004 recount was "rigged" LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Prosecutor: Recount rigged in one county LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - 2004 presidential recount rigged in Cuyahoga County, prosecutor says LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Official tries to explain voting-machine reasoning LINK
  • Virginia: Election ‘Paper Trail’ Push Gains Steam in Richmond 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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