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Daily Voting News For March 22, 2007

Daily Voting News For March 22, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Today is one of those days when I wish I could act like the US Senate and just claim the absence of a quorum and put on “Pachelbel’s Canon” or some concerto by Mozart or Bach. There is a lot to talk about; but not a lot to say about; any one thing. I did find out from Steven Harsman, Montgomery Co. Ohio Board of Elections, that they inspected a total of 256 voting machines but the test done for screen calibration was done on 124 machines and they found that 56 of those machines needed recalibration. Also today CA SOS Bowen issued a press release and a draft of a plan to review every voting system used in the state. If the present draft is finalized as it is now it is going to be hard for DRE machines to pass the review and maintain certification. In Cuyahoga Co. Ohio a second Board of Elections member has resigned leaving only two recalcitrant members who are refusing to leave their jobs. Meanwhile in the county there is another investigation into misdeeds within the county elections office. This time investigators are gathering evidence that will show someone entered the county voting system prior to election day and printed absentee and early voting results illegally....

  • NAtional: Halting Holt Thoughts LINK


  • National: Expanded Election Reform Legislation Introduced LINK
  • California: Secretary of State Debra Bowen Releases Draft Criteria for Top-to-Bottom Voting Machine Review LINK
  • California: New Testing Of Voting Machines LINK
  • California: State Supreme Court upholds California Voting Rights Act LINK
  • California: Orange County - Expert: Review electronic votes LINK
  • California: Orange County - O.C.'s 7-vote election goes to court Attorneys for Trung Nguyen say the recount for supervisor was illegal; Janet Nguyen's representatives say they're wrong. LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Appeals court dismisses challenge to Bilbray election LINK
  • California: Santa Clara County - Liz Kniss: Mail-in voting could save millions Cash-strapped Santa Clara County could help preserve health programs, supervisor says LINK
  • Colorado: Coffman unveils new vote machine rules LINK
  • Colorado: Colorado Strengthens Testing Requirements For Electronic Voting Machines LINK
  • Connecticut: Bethany introduces new voting machines LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - E-Vote Memo Is a 'Smoking Gun' LINK
  • Georgia: DeKalb fined $15,000 for voting mishaps LINK
  • Indiana: St. Joseph County - Election board hears complaint Green Party candidate says county failed to count votes. LINK
  • Kansas: Clay County - Under lock, key New technology, software means more security at county election board LINK
  • Maryland: Electronic Ballot Backup Clears Md. House LINK
  • New Hampshire: Dems: GOP Phone Jamming Case Stalled, Mishandled LINK
  • Ohio: Brunner is winning Republicans’ grudging respect LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - I-Team Report: Board Member Resigns LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Second elections official resigns LINK
  • Ohio: New Criminal Investigation Launched Into Election Improprieties In Cuyahoga County, OH LINK
  • Ohio: Montgomery County - Diebold Fails Again: Nearly 50% of DRE Touch-Screen Systems Fail Accuracy Test in Montgomery County, OH! LINK
  • Texas: Guadalupe County - Public invited to discuss electronic voting LINK
  • Washington: Island County votes to switch to all-mail elections LINK
  • Washington: Island County becoming 35th WA county with mail elections 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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