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Daily Voting News For January 11, 2008

Daily Voting News For January 11, 2008

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

New Hampshire will now conduct a full recount of all ballots cast in the primary. This, after formal requests were made by Dennis Kucinich and Republican candidate Albert Howard.

Solano Co California Supervisor Barbara Kondylis has requested that the rest of the Board of Supervisors discuss the fact that in last November's election in the county 1,321 more votes were counted on their ES&S voting machines than voters who voted. The Chair and immediate past-vice Chair, who set the boards meeting agenda, have refused to allow the Supervisor's concerns to be heard. She has now sent an open-letter to the citizens of the county in hopes they will pressure the Chairman to put this issue on the boards next meeting agenda.

According to reports from Colorado, the state legislature has "A bill to be introduced today would offer greater latitude in recertifying machines deemed subpar". So, the machines are deemed to be "subpar" when being certified by present standards. In an upside down world, it only makes sense to lower the standards to accept those "subpar" systems. Simply unbelievable. The Secretary of State and all complicit state legislators need to be recalled and replaced with people who will protect the voters of the state....

  • National: We need to eliminate secret vote counting, not a recount LINK
  • National: Columnist - Making an e-voting fuss when it counts LINK
  • National: The High-Tech Tide is Turning Towards Voter Empowerment LINK
  • National: Why New York Times e-voting story fell short LINK
  • Arizona: Pima County - Voting Databases Released Friday? LINK
  • California: Solano County - County Supervisor Demands Answers Of Miscount LINK
  • California: Solano County - Election activists join in criticism of Solano voting LINK
  • Colorado: Coffman still trying for voting machine fix LINK
  • Colorado: State voting machines may be fixable But lawmakers wonder if voters will trust them LINK
  • Colorado: Columnist - CARROLL: Making votes count LINK
  • Colorado: 2008 vote solution in the works A bill to be introduced today would offer greater latitude in recertifying machines deemed subpar. LINK
  • Colorado: Coffman wants more time, flexibility to fix voting machines LINK
  • Colorado: Larimer County - Rocking the Vote LINK
  • Colorado: Mesa County - Electronic Voting Machines: Demo Election 100% Confirmed LINK
  • Colorado: Mesa County - Votes count, officials decide LINK
  • Colorado: Park County - Voting machine trouble spells mail-in ballot? LINK
  • Georgia: Official: No Voter ID Expansion LINK
  • New Hampshire: Press Release - Statewide Recount of the Republican and Democratic Presidential Primaries LINK
  • New Hampshire: Kucinich Calls For 'Recount" of New Hampshire Ballots LINK
  • New Hampshire: The Cat Behind the Primary Polls LINK
  • New Hampshire: Kucinich Seeks NH Dem Vote Recount LINK
  • New Hampshire: Dennis Kucinich Calls for Statewide Recount in New Hampshire LINK
  • New Hampshire: New Hampshire to Recount Ballots in Light of Controversy LINK
  • New Hampshire: Exeter - Exeter area sees large turnout for 2008 Primary LINK
  • New Jersey: Editorial - Plaudits for audits LINK
  • Ohio: Changes stir doubt in voting process LINK
  • Ohio: Let's all just vote in Columbus LINK
  • Ohio: Fairfield County - Paper ballots to make comeback March 4 Official says electronic voting has raised security concerns LINK
  • Ohio: Lake County - Alert: Lake Elections Board still working on optical-scan plan LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County - Eich Wants Committee To Review Voting Machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County - Voting machines under review Eich seeks to form committee to look at issue LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Northampton County - Panel to choose voting system LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Northampton County - Newcomers grapple with voting issues County election panel has just days to pick new machine vendor. LINK
  • South Carolina: South Carolina Says Voting Machines Will Work LINK
  • Tennessee: Computer skills urged for election workers LINK
  • Tennessee: Report: Replace voting machines LINK
  • VoterID: Outcomes and Rationalization in Voter ID LINK
  • VoterID: Editorial - Unnecessary law As the Supreme Court weighs constitutionality of voter ID laws, a study documents their harm 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
    Executive Director www.votersunite.org

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