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Daily Voting News For January 31, 2008

Daily Voting News For January 31, 2008

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Counties are still making decisions on their voting systems of the future. Wayne Co Pennsylvania has opted for central-count optical scan machines provided by ES&S and AutoMark for accessibility. This decision was forced on the county when Advance Voting Solutions could not get their DRE system through testing and EAC certification. Meanwhile officials in Cuyahoga Co Ohio have decided to lease a central-count optical scan system, including 15 op-scan machines, from ES&S. There is no mention, yet, as to what the county will do for accessibility....

  • NAtional: Biggest-Ever Primary Day Poses Hurdles LINK
  • National: Fortify Offers States Analysis of Voting Machines Secretaries of State are offered free source code analyzer to ensure security of state-owned electronic voting systems LINK
  • National: Six states at “high” risk for voting machine mishaps on Super Tuesday LINK
  • National: Election Fraud: An Expose and A Solution LINK
  • California: Appeals Court Rules 10 Percent Hand-Count if Election Results Close LINK
  • California: Mayhem Expected In California On Super Tuesday, According to Media Reports! LINK
  • California: Paper ballots return to voting system LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Poll volunteers brush up on process LINK
  • Colorado: Opinion - A return to paper ballots wrong move LINK
  • Colorado: Mesa County - State clears machines for Palisade, Fruita city elections LINK
  • Florida: Voting machines thing of the past in Indian River, Martin County LINK
  • Florida: Observation key to fair elections Officials welcome scrutiny, if done without bad motives. LINK
  • Florida: Delay, glitch creates headache for St. Lucie voters LINK
  • Florida: Broward County - Broward County Voters Give 110% in Florida Primary! LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Software blamed for late election results in Palm Beach County LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Upgrade could have prevented Palm Beach County voting glitch LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County – Editorial - Despite smooth voting, Arthur Anderson turns in another disappointing performance in posting results LINK
  • Missouri: FOX Files: Electronic Voting Machines LINK
  • New York: GUEST VIEW: N.Y. must get voting reform right LINK
  • New York: On edge of an election overhaul LINK
  • New York: Advocates Say City Doesn't Have Enough Disabled Voting Machines LINK
  • New York: And Then There Was One (Voting Machine), For Now Anyway LINK
  • New York: City Election Officials Gear Up for Heavy Turnout LINK
  • New York: Disabled Voters Say Getting To Polling Sites Is Difficult LINK
  • Ohio: March 4 primary results face delay as elections board cites paper-ballot directive LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County signs lease for voting equipment LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Wayne County selects new voting machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Wayne County - County Chooses Paper Ballot Alternative LINK
  • Tennessee: A Vote of No Confidence Can the electoral process be scattered, smothered and hacked? Nashville filmmaker David Earnhardt says yes. LINK
  • Virginia: Nelson County - Nelson election fight ends 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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