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Daily Voting News For March 10, 2008

Daily Voting News For March 10, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Tomorrow is Mississippi voters opportunity to cast a primary vote. Most of the counties use Diebold/Premier TSx machines with a vvpat. One county recently decided to remove the vvpat printers because they were too much problem on election day. Another good reason to scrap DREs; even when they have a vvpat printer.

There has been a lot of discussion about Florida’s primary. Is it going to happen or not? One thing I have seen in the Florida papers that seems to have been missed by the national press is that all of the Florida counties that used to use DREs no longer have those machines, or are getting rid of them as we speak. They are bringing in optical scan but they have all said it would be nearly impossible for them to conduct a primary election in June. ...

  • NAtional: Opinion - Voting security needed now! LINK
  • National: Editorial - Clean Up Our Elections A nation that proclaims itself to be the best democracy on Earth must do a better job in running elections. LINK
  • National: Debugging Election Codes LINK
  • National: "Myth" of Voter Fraud Focus of Senate Hearing LINK
  • National: 'Myth of Voter Fraud' Hearings to be Held This Week in Senate LINK
  • National: Will your vote count? Struggles continue with voting reform years after hanging chads of 2000 LINK
  • California: Illegal Vote Counts in Riverside County now on Video - testimony before CA legislature LINK
  • California: Los Angeles County - VIDEO: Brad Friedman and Other Election Integrity Advocates Speak At Historic California Hearing On Voting Problems LINK
  • Colorado: Columnist – Monday Morning Special More help on the way for improved elections LINK
  • Florida: Fla. Mail - In Primary Plan Gains Traction LINK
  • Florida: Do-over primary vote in Florida might have to be done by mail LINK
  • Florida: Hillsborough County - Hillsborough Hauls Away Touch-Screen Machines LINK
  • Indiana: St Joseph County - Green Party to seek apology from St. Joseph County board LINK
  • Indiana: Vanderburgh County - Election officials planning on packed polls LINK
  • Mississippi: Mississippi Snapshot LINK
  • Mississippi: Party leaders gearing up for Tues. primaries LINK
  • New Mexico: Election Bureau changes prompt concerns LINK
  • New Mexico: N.M. Election Bureau Director Retires 3 Months Before Primary LINK
  • Ohio: Opinion - Ohio still cannot get election right LINK
  • Ohio: Richland County - $3,000 in paper ballots unused in Richland County primary LINK
  • Ohio: Summit County - Ohio Supreme Court: State elections chief must give deposition LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Tight race pressures counties With heavy turnout expected, officials try to avoid vote problems LINK
  • Texas: Travis County - Caucus chair uncovers discrepancies LINK
  • Virginia: Chesterfield County - Registrar is playing the victim 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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