Top Scoops

Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 

Daily Voting News For April 16, 2007

Daily Voting News For April 16, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

As reported by BradBlog, “While revelations surrounding the mysterious 18,000 "undervotes" in the November 2006 U.S. House election between Christine Jennings and Vern Buchanan in Florida's 13th Congressional district continue to inform the nation about the dangers of electronic voting machines, new information has recently come to light exposing a shocking lack of responsible oversight by those entrusted with overseeing the certification of electronic voting systems at the federal level.

“An investigation into what may have gone wrong in that election has revealed a serious security vulnerability on some, and possibly all, versions of the iVotronic touch-screen voting system widely used across the country. The iVotronic is a Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) touch-screen voting machine manufactured by Elections Systems & Software, Inc. (ES&S), the nation's largest distributor of such systems.”...

  • NAtional: Exclusive: ES&S Touch-Screen Voting Systems Found Vulnerable To ‘Serious’ Viral Vote-Flipping Attack; U.S. Elections Assistance Commission Refuses To Issue Warning LINK
  • National: Severe Insecurity in the ES&S iVotronic Electronic Voting System LINK
  • National: EAC Requests Review of Voter ID, Vote Fraud and Voter Intimidation Research Projects LINK
  • National: Open Letter to Congressman Ehlers LINK
  • National: Pending Election Reform in Congress Doesn't Give Citizens Right to Sue LINK
  • Florida: Academics Call Foul On Florida Test of Voting Machines LINK
  • Florida: FL-13 - Task force to look at Jennings' challenge Panel meets Tuesday to review Southwest Florida congressional election. LINK
  • Florida: FL-13 - Congress to begin inquiry into contested Fla. House seat LINK
  • Missouri: Carnahan wins federal lawsuit over voter rolls LINK
  • Missouri: Federal Judge Finds Against U.S. Dept. of Justice in Missouri 'Voter Fraud' Case LINK
  • New Jersey: Sussex County - Busy-bee election workers getting everything ready LINK
  • New Jersey: Warren County - Warren at voting's cutting edge Paper proof of tally. First N.J. county to be up and ready. Could serve as model for rest of state. LINK
  • New York: Microsoft Says – We Won’t Escrow LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Bye bye to Cleveland GOP Election Chair Bob "Ballots for Bush" Bennett LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Wanted: qualified people to rebuild Cuyahoga’s elections system LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County – Opinion - Brunner goes 4-for-4 LINK
  • Ohio: Franklin County - Response to voter complaints over privacy: Extension cords LINK
  • Ohio: Franklin County - $7 extension cords will boost privacy at polls, panel says LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Court rejects state's protests to voting machine suit LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Case Moves Forward Against Pennsylvania Voting Machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Electronic voting under legal scrutiny in the US LINK
  • Tennessee: State officials oppose paper trails for voting machines LINK
  • Virginia: Virginia Bans New DREs in First Step Toward Verifiable Voting LINK
  • Wisconsin: Voting officials work to fix flaw in the system Bug leads to inaccurate reports 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.**

*************

John Gideon
Executive Director www.votersunite.org and
Member www.votetrustusa.org

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Gordon Campbell: On The Saudi Oil Refinery Crisis

So the US and the Saudis claim to have credible evidence that those Weapons of Oil Destruction came from Iran, their current bogey now that Saddam Hussein is no longer available. Evidently, the world has learned nothing from the invasion of Iraq in 2003 when dodgy US intel was wheeled out to justify the invasion of Iraq, thereby giving birth to ISIS and causing the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people. More>>

ALSO:

Veronika Meduna on The Dig: Kaitiakitanga - Seeing Nature As Your Elder

The intricate interconnections between climate change and biodiversity loss, and how this disruption impacts Māori in particular. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On China And Hong Kong (And Boris)

In the circumstances, yesterday’s move by Lam to scrap – rather than merely suspend – the hated extradition law that first triggered the protests three months ago, seems like the least she can do. It may also be too little, too late. More>>

ALSO:

Dave Hansford on The Dig: Whose Biodiversity Is It Anyway?

The DOC-led draft Biodiversity Strategy seeks a “shared vision.” But there are more values and views around wildlife than there are species. How can we hope to agree on the shape of Aotearoa’s future biota? More>>

ALSO:

There Is A Field: Reimagining Biodiversity In Aotearoa

We are in a moment of existential peril, with interconnected climate and biodiversity crises converging on a global scale to drive most life on Earth to the brink of extinction… These massive challenges can, however, be reframed as a once in a lifetime opportunity to fundamentally change how humanity relates to nature and to each other. Read on The Dig>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • PublicAddress
  • Pundit
  • Kiwiblog