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Daily Voting News For March 21, 2008

Daily Voting News For March 21, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

In order to help get themselves out of a very real PR problem Sequoia Voting Systems has followed their recent “Half Truth” press release with an announcement that they are sending their Advantage voting systems to “Kwaidan Consulting of Houston, Texas”. This is great! Wonderful! Oh wait a minute….Kwaidan Consulting? Just who is Kwaidan Consulting of Houston Texas? They have no website though their domain name is registered. They have no phone number in Houston or Sugar Land, Texas. What expertise does this seemingly fictional Kwaidan Consulting have to review Sequoia’s software? ...

  • NAtional: Sequoia Voting Systems’ Claims About Third Party Reviews and Testing of Its Election Equipment – Their Misleading Half-Truths vs. The Facts LINK
  • National: Sequoia Voting Systems site hacked LINK
  • National: Sequoia e-vote audit scrapped (and OMG robots!) LINK
  • National: Sequoia Voting Systems Admits To Hackers Attacking Their Website LINK
  • National: Sequoia Voting Systems Website Hacked LINK
  • National: Sequoia Threatens Lawsuit Over E-Voting Machine Review A New Jersey county asked a Princeton professor to conduct an independent review of Sequoia Voting Systems e-voting machines, which the company opposes. LINK
  • National: Voters prefer e-voting, but tech has limits A recent survey found that voters generally prefer voting machines to paper ballots, but the machines have error rates that can be unacceptably high LINK
  • Colorado: Paper ballot bill up in smoke LINK
  • Colorado: Plan to Use Paper Ballots Is Reversed in Colorado LINK
  • Colorado: Voting bill dead LINK
  • Colorado: Proposal for paper election killed LINK
  • Colorado: Clerks' power killed bill Unified front spelled doom for measure mandating paper ballots LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County voters say goodbye to touch screens LINK
  • Iowa: House approves funds to upgrade voting machines LINK
  • Iowa: Iowa Citizen Groups Applaud Paper Ballot Legislation LINK
  • Iowa: Iowa House approves voting machine plan LINK
  • New Jersey: Editorial - Bring in the ref LINK
  • New Jersey: eVoting systems come under fire LINK
  • New Jersey: Voting Machine Maker Threatens Legal Action Against Auditors LINK
  • New York: Planned Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of E-Vote Counting 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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