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Daily Voting News For March 18, 2008

Daily Voting News For March 18, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Sequoia Voting seems to be very concerned that scientists in New Jersey might actually discover the truth about Sequoia’s implausible explanations for the recently discovered problems with their Advantage voting machines. Of course Sequoia has blamed poll workers in a scenario that makes no sense at all. Unless the state Attorney General, Ann Milgram, demands that an independent investigation take place, it won’t happen. Why? Sequoia seems to have sent threatening letters to concerned New Jersey counties and to the Princeton computer scientists who were to inspect the machines. Sequoia claims to have hired local counsel and threatens legal action if any inspection, or even report of the behavior of their software, takes place. Unfortunately the counties have decided to back down for the time being. Phone calls and/or email to the Attorney General may help to convince her that action must be taken: Go Here...

  • NAtional: E-Voting Is Very Different From E-Banking LINK
  • National: California and Ohio officials honored as Profiles in Courage LINK
  • Arizona: County accused of ballot breach Secretary of state says Pima practice violates security LINK
  • Arizona: Pima County - County, Democrats spar over witness testimony in election lawsuit LINK
  • Arizona: Pima County - County tries to block depositions over election databases LINK
  • Kentucky: Clay County - '06 election officer pleads guilty to voter fraud conspiracy LINK
  • Kentucky: Clay County - New wrinkle in Clay vote fraud LINK
  • Kentucky: Hardin County - Hardin in line for new voting scanners LINK
  • Michigan: Opinion - Why a do-over is a dud LINK
  • Mississippi: Voter ID dies in Mississippi House committee LINK
  • New Jersey: Sequoia Voting Systems Threatens Princeton Computer Scientists with Legal Action if they Carry Out NJ Commissioned Analysis of the Company's Touch-Screen Voting Machines LINK
  • New Jersey: Voting data test is blocked Manufacturer cites licensing violation LINK
  • New Jersey: Legal threat thwarts Union voting-machine check LINK
  • New Jersey: State Senate OKs delaying vote-verification method The paper procedure won't be ready by the Nov. election, N.J. said. Touch-screens bring doubts. LINK
  • New Jersey: Interesting Email from Sequoia LINK
  • New Jersey: E-Voting Firm Threatens Ed Felten If He Reviews Its E-Voting Machine LINK
  • New Jersey: E-Voting Vendor Threatens Princeton Computer Scientists With Legal Action LINK
  • New Jersey: Voting Machine Company Strong-Arm Tactics Succeed in Blocking New Jersey Investigation (So Far) LINK
  • New Jersey: Voting-Machine Maker to Princeton Researcher: ‘Hands Off’ LINK
  • Ohio: Videotape of Brunner deposition released LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio seizes voting machines in criminal investigation LINK
  • Oklahoma: Better voting system planned LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Wayne County - Electronic Voting Machines to be Leased 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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