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Daily Voting News For December 3, 2007

Daily Voting News For December 3, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Last month 108 voters went into the voting booth to vote on a school bond referendum and walked away without voting at all; or that’s what the county is questioning. The votes were cast on ES&S iVotronic DREs. The total undervotes was less than 2% of the 6,252 total ballots cast but about 8% in some precincts.

The Pima Co Arizona lawsuit goes to court tomorrow. That suit, if the results go our way, should provide a lot of information about elections and the voting machines being used across the country.

There is also a great review of “Margin of Error, Ballots of Straw”. We have a couple copies left which we would be happy to send out as a premium in exchange for a $50 donation. [Note: VotersUnite! is in affiliation with International Humanities Center, a nonprofit public charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501[c](3) of the Internal Revenue Code.] ...

  • NAtional: Tic Toc Tic Toc "Margin of Error, Ballots of Straw" Tic Toc Tic Toc LINK
  • National: Another Report to the EAC Buried? LINK
  • National: Republicans in Texas County Reject Paperless Primary But Voters in South Carolina and 12 Other States Will Vote on Paperless Voting Machines LINK
  • Arizona: Arizona Lawsuit a Crystal Ball Into 2008 Presidential Vote Count LINK
  • California: Opinion - Mulling the all-mail vote LINK
  • California: Opinion - The year of the vote Californians will be busy, and should be fully engaged in, three 2008 elections LINK
  • California: Opinion - Safeguarding the election system LINK
  • California: Secretary of state casts doubt on future of electronic voting LINK
  • California: Opinion - My sixth sense: I see dead people, voting LINK
  • Connecticut: Norwich, New London In State's Election Audit LINK
  • Florida: Editorial - Write new recount law for new voting method LINK
  • Illinois: Citizenship in sight, but then she voted Immigrant says registering, then casting ballot were innocent errors, not reason for deportation LINK
  • Indiana: Elections officials side against Voter ID law LINK
  • New Jersey: N.J. Needs 6 More Months To Retrofit Electronic Voting Machines The Senate State Government Committee Will Debate The Request Monday LINK
  • New Jersey: Landmark NJ Election Audit Bill Out of Committee -- AS WRITTEN! LINK
  • New York: Editorial - Voting tech still lags Despite deadlines, New York voters won’t see much change by primaries LINK
  • New Jersey: State needs more time to retrofit electronic voting machines LINK
  • New York: The DOJ and New York State – Part 2 DOJ Calls for Chaos at NYS Polls in 2008 LINK
  • Ohio: Opinion - Elect voting technology that works LINK
  • Ohio: More Hamilton County ballots counted LINK
  • South Carolina: Florence County - Blank ballots in referendum remain a mystery LINK
  • Virginia: Stafford County - High Tech Voting Machines Out, Paper Ballots In 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.orgn

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