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Daily Voting News For April 25, 2008

Daily Voting News For April 25, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Attorney Penny Venetis won a huge victory in court in New Jersey today. The judge found against Sequoia Voting Systems and the state. Election officials, who have complained about an issue with the machines where a few machines misreported some results on Super Tuesday, can now provide the machines to Prof. Ed Felten of Princeton University for inspection. The good Professor gets the machines, software and source code. Sequoia had threatened to attempt to quash any subpoenas that were issued. The judge has now scheduled a court date for September to hear testimony regarding the reliability of the Sequoia voting machines. One has to wonder how the folks at Hart Intercivic feel about their attempt to take-over Sequoia in light of this new development....

  • NAtional: GOP objects to bill allowing recounts LINK
  • National: Diebold Admits ATMs Are More Robust Than Voting Machines LINK
  • Illinois: Exclusive Interview with David Earnhardt, producer/director of "Uncounted", Chicago premiere Tuesday, April 29th LINK
  • New Jersey: N.J. judge allows electronic voting machines to be examined LINK
  • New Jersey: BREAKING: NJ Judge Gives Go Ahead to Independent Review of Sequoia's Failed Touch-Screen Voting Machines LINK
  • New York: Dutchess County - Dutchess to get new voting machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Post-Mortem and Doubtful 2008 General Election Reform (Internet Radio) LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Satire - Amish Voting Machines Scrutinized In Pennsylvania LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Wayne County - Voting made difficult 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-Executive Director
    VotersUnite.Org
    www.votersunite.org

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