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Daily Voting News For December 18, 2007

Daily Voting News For December 18, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

I always thought that “sleepovers” were beyond the limit of good security. In a court election contest in Wilkinson Co Mississippi the county Circuit Clerk pled the fifth amendment to several questions. One of the questions was “Is it true you had a pre-election party that voting machines were taken to?”

The results of the Ohio study are stunning with regards to the ES&S iVotronic DRE. The study found that a voter or poll worker can easily recalibrate the touch-screen; access control can be defeated by someone with a small magnet and a PDA or cell phone; and there is a back door entry that can be gained bypassing password requirements.

The Colorado SOS is now telling the media that they may be able to use some of the decertified voting systems by patching the software. Patches require testing and certification. Is he getting nervous?...

  • AZ: Opinion - Secretive electronic voting unacceptable LINK
  • Arizona: Pima County - BREAKING: Judge Orders Release of Pima County, AZ Voting Database LINK
  • California: San Joaquin County - Decertification 'fiasco' sends SJ to paper ballots LINK
  • Colorado: Sec of State decertifies voting machines in Denver, Jefferson, Arapahoe counties LINK
  • Colorado: State decertifies voting machines County officials livid; move ‘could cost taxpayers millions’ LINK
  • Colorado: Coffman: Voting machines don't measure up LINK
  • Colorado: Voting machines fail state tests Pueblo among other Southern Colorado counties to have machines decertified. LINK
  • Colorado: Political leaders, county clerks left with questions, concerns LINK
  • Colorado: E-voting veto makes mess Decision to decertify electronic systems sends counties scrambling LINK
  • Colorado: Many Colorado voting machines are decertified, throwing presidential votes in disarray LINK
  • Colorado: Coffman decertifies election scanners LINK
  • Colorado: Voting gear out for count LINK
  • Colorado: Coffman: Voting machines could be fixed in time LINK
  • Colorado: Coffman: Colo. could use voting machines OK'd in other states LINK
  • Colorado: Boulder County - Voting machines flunk Boulder County clerk says impact of state's decertification not yet clear LINK
  • Colorado: Garfield County - County voting machines lose certification LINK
  • Colorado: Mesa county may have to seek new voting methods LINK
  • Colorado: Moffat County - Voting machines banned Paper, absentee ballot equipment in Moffat County decertified LINK
  • Florida: Judge throws out Florida voting law LINK
  • Florida: Judge Reverses Florida's Anti-Voter Registration Law! LINK
  • Florida: Hillsborough County - Hillsborough dawdles on vote switch LINK
  • Mississippi: Wilkinson County election contest restarts LINK
  • New York: Editorial - Ohio study shows vulnerability in electronic ballot systems LINK
  • Ohio: Report: Magnet and PDA Sufficient to Change Votes on Voting Machine LINK
  • Ohio: Partisanship will enter decision on how Ohioans vote LINK
  • Ohio: Editorial - It’s too soon to turn voting upside down LINK
  • Ohio: 1,000 pages of bad news: Ohio e-voting report released LINK
  • Ohio: Governor backs election overhaul in '08; critics say no way LINK
  • Ohio: Opinion - Integrity greatest factor in elections LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio Study: Scariest E-Voting Security Report Yet LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio to stay with voting systems deemed unreliable in Colo. LINK
  • Ohio: Justice Center at NYU Law School Faults Ohio on Voting LINK
  • Ohio: E-voting activists praise Ohio plan to fix e-voting system But they fear quick 'cures' might worsen problems before '08 presidential vote LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County elections board takes no action on voting machine swap LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Elections board pressured to change LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Election board balks on dumping touch-screen voting LINK
  • Ohio: Washington County - Election reforms could pare precinct list LINK
  • Tennessee: State election systems study calls for paper audit trail LINK
  • Virginia: Spotsylvania County - Jett still wins in Spotsy recount LINK
  • West Virginia: Taylor County Keeping Electronic Voting System 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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