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Daily Voting News For March 23, 2008

Daily Voting News For March 23, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

The news has been rather sparse this weekend. It appears that Liberty Voting owned by the Dutch company known as Nedap, is pressuring counties in New York to buy their voting machines even though they have not been tested by the state and their use would violate some state laws. Liberty seems to be poised to go back to court and do anything necessary to get a solid foothold in the state. These are the same machines that have been outlawed in the Netherlands and Ireland.

Tuesday will be the last day for “Daily Voting News” until the weekend. We are going on hiatus and will be attending a conference in New Orleans....

  • NAtional: E-voting is good for you - but only if it's open to scrutiny LINK
  • National: Study: Voters prefer e-voting, but tech has limits A new study suggests voters are comfortable with e-voting machines, but make errors at higher rates than with paper. LINK
  • National: Voter Registration Discrepancies May Result in Voter Suppression LINK
  • National: E-voting is good for you - but only if it's open to scrutiny LINK
  • National: Americans still wary of voting machines for 2008 LINK
  • National: Brookings seminar on "Voting Technology: The Not-So-Simple Act of Casting a Ballot" LINK
  • California: Shasta County - All-mail voting would cut costs and headaches LINK
  • Colorado: ‘Excited to be back on’ Moffat County to use paper ballots, electronic machines LINK
  • New Jersey: Editorial - Unreliable Voting in New Jersey LINK
  • New Jersey: Will votes in N.J. get counted correctly? LINK
  • New York: New, high-tech voting machines to make debut LINK
  • New York: The Law, Litigation, and LibertyVote 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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