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Daily Voting News For February 05, 2008 (Morning)

Daily Voting News For February 05, 2008

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

There is a lot of voting news today so this will be the morning edition of today's news. There have been voting machine problems reported around the country. All of the reported problems, so far, have been on DRE machines. None of the reported problems would have been solved by the inclusion of a vvpat printer or an audit. In fact, of the reports we have seen so far, the inclusion of vvpat printers on DREs has actually caused problems with paper jams. ...

  • NAtional: States Prepare for Tests of Voting-System Changes LINK
  • National: Perspective: The Democratic Party's dangerous experiment LINK
  • National: 'Crash tested' e-voting machines spread doubt on Super Tuesday LINK
  • National: AUDIO: How Do You Know If Your Vote is Counted Accurately or Even at All? LINK
  • National: Super Tuesday: An e-voting report from the trenches A closer look at three states' e-voting readiness LINK
  • National: Why America Needs Coalition - Clean Elections and Freedom LINK
  • Arkansas: Tuesday will test success of Arkansas' earlier party primaries LINK
  • California: Counting votes -- it ain't fast food, folks! LINK
  • California: 20 Calif. Counties Scrap Electronic Vote Machines LINK
  • California: Columnist - Thomas Elias: Voting machines back on track LINK
  • California: Columnist - Peter Schrag: A one-of-a-kind Rube Goldberg election machine LINK
  • California: After a reboot, does my vote count? LINK
  • California: State Officials Predict Slow Vote Count LINK
  • California: Los Angeles County - California's Butterfly Ballot? LINK
  • California: Riverside county back to using paper ballots LINK
  • California: Riverside County - County using all-paper ballots LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Out of touch: Voting machines sit idle LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Registrar staff expects to work through night LINK
  • California: San Joaquin County - Paper ballots filling in for touchscreens LINK
  • California: San Mateo County - Dozens to help oversee voting Local Democrats volunteer to ensure smooth counting LINK
  • Colorado: Editorial - Lessons in other states' elections LINK
  • Georgia: Extra eyes on the polls for presidential contests LINK
  • Georgia: Georgia voters head to the polls for Super Tuesday LINK
  • Georgia: Glitches Reported at Metro Atlanta Polls LINK
  • Georgia: State workers fan out when problems arise at polls LINK
  • Georgia: Habersham County - State still investigating Habersham Several reported violations in July election means polls may be monitored LINK
  • Georgia: Hall County - Glitch slows things to start with at Wilson II polling place LINK
  • Iowa: Culver, Mauro disagree on paying for voting machine upgrades LINK
  • Illinois: Early voters took their chances Those who chose candidates who dropped out knew it could happen LINK
  • Illinois: ELECTION '08: State officials alert to voter fraud LINK
  • Illinois: Chicago and Cook County - Some voters face minor problems, delays, election officials report LINK
  • Indiana: Requiring IDs, Revoking IDs LINK
  • Missouri: St Louis - Some technical issues reported at polls in St. Louis LINK
  • New Jersey: Hudson County - N.J. governor vote delayed because of poll problems LINK
  • New Jersey: Hudson County - Machine problems at Corzine's voting station LINK
  • New Jersey: Hudson County - Technical Difficulties Delay The Vote In Hoboken Several Voting Machines Malfunction LINK
  • New Jersey: Hudson County - Some Voting Machines Malfunction On Super Tuesday Technical Difficulties Delay The Vote LINK
  • New Jersey: Hudson County - Hoboken voting machine now working LINK
  • New Jersey: Hudson County - Computer Glitch Delays Corzine's Vote LINK
  • New York: Lawsuits could jeopardize NY's compliance with federal voting law LINK
  • New York: Ruling rocks N.Y. voting debate State Supreme Court gives touch-screen company's bid new life. LINK
  • New York: Chemung County - Chemung Leg. Approves New Voting Machines LINK
  • New York: Debate in Essex Co. over voting machines for the disabled LINK
  • New York: Otsego County - New voting machines ordered LINK
  • New York: Saratoga County - Saratoga stuck with obsolete voting machines? Upgrades in parts of county don't meet the newer requirements of federal law LINK
  • New York: Ulster County - Hearing focus is voting machine law LINK
  • Ohio: Large number of people want paper ballots; shortage feared LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County elections board fires one ballot printer Replacement scanner ballots ordered after six tests fail LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga's plan to vote on paper goes before federal court judge LINK
  • Ohio: Franklin County - Paper ballots await voters LINK
  • Ohio: Union County officials contest state's decision on paper ballots LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Editorial - It's time to fix voting LINK
  • West Virginia: Kanawha County - Audit finds flaws in table games election, but determines no laws were broken 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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