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Daily Voting News For November 27, 2007

Daily Voting News For November 27, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Recently we were asked to answer some questions sent to us by someone in Wharton Co Texas concerning vote-switching. In the Wharton Co situation votes for a GOP candidate were switched on the touchscreen to the Democratic candidate. In doing a little research I looked at machine malfunctions over the past year with regard to ES&S Ivotronic DREs and chose Pennsylvania. I was reminded that in Nov. 2006 there were reports from 12 counties that used Ivotronic machines of vote-switching and in every case the votes were from GOP to Democratic candidates. The inaccurate, unreliable voting systems sold to state and county election officials were sold simply due to the greed of the vendors. The machines need to be recalled sooner and not later and replaced by paper ballot supported voting systems....

  • NAtional: Report – Demos: A Fallible ‘Fail-Safe’ An analysis of provisional balloting problems in the 2006 election LINK
  • National: Barack Obama: Indiana Voter ID Law Unconstitutional LINK
  • National: Voter ID Fraud Doesn’t Exist Says ACORN LINK
  • National: "Transparent and Well-regulated Elections": Part 1 on Language in a Free and Fair Elections Amendment LINK
  • National: LegAlert: Universal Vote-by-Mail LINK
  • California: Los Angeles County – Editorial - Acting quickly on voting machines California Secretary of State Debra Bowen should avoid stoking conspiracy theories and uncertainty by assessing InkaVote Plus. LINK
  • California: Los Angeles County - Voting system called vulnerable LINK
  • Florida: Pinellas County - Suit a red flag on voting machines Pinellas commissioners will consider buying the scan system today. LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Voting machines in D-13 put to test LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Voting machines get more tests in Sarasota LINK
  • Georgia: Clayton County - Riverdale OKs runoff despite allegations of fraud Suit accuses transgender candidate of misrepresenting herself. LINK
  • Indiana: Delaware County - GOP seeks recount in close Muncie mayor's race LINK
  • Indiana: Delaware County - Republicans allege corruption in mayor election Democrats deny the allegations, saying corrupting the vote would have been impossible with Republicans in control of the election process. LINK
  • Kansas: Saline County - County pleased with electronic voting machines LINK
  • North Carolina: Buncombe County - Recount in Asheville City Council race shows little change Challenger Russell should take seat Dec. 11 LINK
  • New York: New York vs. the Department of Justice Dilemma LINK
  • Ohio: Editorial - Onus on secretary of state to reassure voters in Ohio LINK
  • Texas: Report: Some Non-Citizens Voting In U.S. Elections LINK
  • Virginia: Hanover County - Ashland vote recount slated for Dec. 11 Independent candidate lost to Republican by less than 1 percent of votes 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 Co-Director and Information Manager VotersUnite.Org http://www.votersunite.org

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