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Daily Voting News For November 29, 2007

Daily Voting News For November 29, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Yesterday, in this space, I stated that a problem in Wharton Co Texas had votes switching from a GOP candidate to a Democrat. In fact that information was incorrect. The election was a non-partisan election on constitutional amendments. There, however, was clearly vote swapping taking place. The information regarding the vote switching in Pennsylvania was correct. My apologies for the erroneous information.

The EAC terminated all certification of the Advanced Voting Solutions voting system that was being tested by iBeta. This renders the AVS system used in three Pennsylvania counties useless. Northampton and Lackawanna Counties are now discussing suing the vendor.

Twenty percent of the vvpat tapes from Diebold/Premier DREs used recently in Cuyahoga Co Ohio are damaged beyond use. The SoS has given the county permission to run ballot images from the DREs for recounts. Thus no voter verified paper ballots will be used to recount 20% of the votes. Diebold is looking for a way to blame election officials or the voters, of course....

  • CA: Humboldt County - Voter Confidence Committee gathers community support for hand-counting paper ballots LINK
  • California: Los Angeles County - Calif. State Secretary May Re-certify February Voting System LINK
  • California: San Francisco – Editorial - A real public voting system With machines, a current deal that thrills no one LINK
  • Florida: CD-13 - Jennings withdraws lawsuit over 2006 congressional race LINK
  • Florida: CD-13 - Jennings withdraws lawsuit LINK
  • Georgia: Clayton County - Secretary of State will not investigate election fraud in Riverdale LINK
  • New York: Poll access for disabled heats debate LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio Wins Poll-Worker Training Funds, Voting Problems Persist in Cuyahoga County LINK
  • Ohio: Clermont County - Official Clermont vote tally prompts recounts in 3 races LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Cuyahoga Board of Elections gets secretary of state's OK to reprint paper records for recounts LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - 20 percent of election printouts were unreadable Officials fear disaster in Cuyahoga County during primary vote LINK
  • Ohio: Lorain County - Close races face recount LINK
  • Ohio: Summit County - Counting machines requested Absentee balloting likely to soar; $368,000 sought LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Northampton County's voting machines are out LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Northampton County voting machines won't get federal approval LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Philadelphia - Losing candidate alleges fraud LINK
  • Texas: 49,000 questionable names found on voter rolls Auditors say none of them cast ballots in the May election LINK
  • Utah: Salt Lake County - Smells like 2000: Voting was supposed to have changed after the 2000 election fiasco. What happened? 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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