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Daily Voting News For April 13, 2007

Daily Voting News For April 13, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Peter Lichtenheld, a spokesman for Hart Intercivic, told a Kane Co Illinois reporter (see below) that the Hart Intercivic voting machines received rigorous federal testing. This is the same disinformation put out by the other top voting system purveyors. Just like the other three Hart Intercivic paid Ciber Labs for their services in doing that testing. Of course, Ciber Labs was denied federal accreditation by the EAC for not properly filing out documents and for not accomplishing required testing. Lichtenheld needs to check his facts. It appears that if Hart’s take-over of Sequoia Voting is successful there will be no real difference....

  • FL: Opinion - Is it 2000? Or 1787? LINK
  • Florida: Official says Florida should manually recount all close votes LINK
  • Florida: Lee County - Touchy subject: Change in voting machines costly LINK
  • Florida: Nassau County - Optical-scan voting gets positive reviews LINK
  • Illinois: Call for better monitoring has fallen flat LINK
  • Illinois: Kane County - Do Kane votes really count with eSlate? Federal lawsuit casts doubt on electronic balloting used locally LINK
  • Ohio: Miami County - County discusses vote counting options LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Voter turnout could cause long lines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Rush On Polls Election officials take steps to keep lines moving LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County - Turnout for primary expected to be large LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County - Voting system to take spotlight LINK
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