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Daily Voting News For February 26, 2008

Daily Voting News For February 26, 2008

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

Colorado Secretary of State Coffman has done it again. Every time he makes a decision; it ends up being the wrong decision. Can’t this guy get anything right? Now Coffman has certified a host of DRE voting machines that have been sitting in limbo for many months awaiting a decision. However, he has made no decision on any of the optical-scan systems that had been decertified. The problem with all of this is that the Governor and Legislative leaders filed legislation today that will require that paper must be an option in the November general election. Vote by mail will also be an option for all voters.

At least half of the estimated 49,500 uncounted nonpartisan ballots from the Feb. 5 presidential primary election will be tallied after all, acting Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder Dean Logan told county supervisors today. ...

  • NAtional: ONION VIDEO: 'Diebold Accidentally Leaks Results Of 2008 Election Early' [Spoof] LINK
  • Alabama: Dallas County - Poll workers, machines don't show at some precincts LINK
  • Alabama: Dallas County - Secretary of State weighs in on Selma voting issue LINK
  • California: Los Angeles County - Some uncounted nonpartisan ballots to be counted after all LINK
  • California: Monterey County - Your Town: Count set for last of primary ballots LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Cast ballots stolen from Thermal site still missing, registrar's office says LINK
  • Colorado: Coffman recertifies touchscreen voting machines, delays decision on scanners LINK
  • Colorado: State OKs touch-screen machines for Nov. election LINK
  • Colorado: Some voting machines recertified Secretary of state imposes some conditions on the use of the machines. LINK
  • Colorado: Six counties cleared to use vote machines Coffman reversal comes after tests LINK
  • Colorado: Coffman certifies 2 voting systems But the secretary of state is still worried about the others. LINK
  • Colorado: Bill calls for paper ballots statewide LINK
  • Colorado: Bi-Partisan Lawmakers Unveil 2008 Elections Bill LINK
  • Colorado: Bill outlines paper-ballot election LINK
  • Colorado: Mesa County voting equipment re-certified LINK
  • Florida: CD-13 - House Dismisses Challenge to Outcome of Florida Race LINK
  • Florida: CD-13 - U.S. House dismisses Jennings' contest of election LINK
  • Florida: CD-13 - U.S Congress votes to end election probe LINK
  • New Jersey: Some question A.G.'s voting machine plan Opponents say paper verification system needed in coming elections LINK
  • New Mexico: AP Centerpiece: Voters, poll workers question accuracy of lists LINK
  • New Mexico: AP: Thousands of Democratic Voters Dumped from NM Voter Rolls After Outsourcing to Failed Voting Machine Company ES&S... LINK
  • New York: New York State Court of Appeals Puts Independence Party Back on Ballot, the Day Before the Election LINK
  • Ohio: “Central Counting” of Paper Ballots in Ohio LINK
  • Ohio: E-Vote: Ohio Secretary of State Calls Meetings This Week on Election Systems LINK
  • Tennessee: Editorial - Save it for a real cause LINK
  • Texas: Fort Bend County - Commissioner's Court Formally Approves Rental Of 200 Voting Machines LINK
  • Texas: Upshur County - Upshur GOP sues county, clerk 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. **


John Gideon
Executive Director

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