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Daily Voting News For April 29, 2008

Daily Voting News For April 29, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

In a laughable blog item Sequoia’s Michelle Shafer takes snippets of news articles that make Sequoia’s machines look good while she ignores all of the reports of problems. It must be harder and harder for Shafer to find good things to write about. Just last week she was attempting to make a point that Sequoia’s intellectual property (IP) must be protected from independent review in New Jersey. Then details of a company-wide phone call were released that revealed that not only does Sequoia not own any IP but that President Jack Blaine made statements about how good it was that they didn’t have any IP....

  • NAtional: Voter ID law upheld LINK
  • National: Decision Is Likely to Spur Voter ID Laws in More States LINK
  • National: Diebold Accuvote Voting System Now on Sale at eBay! LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - After Records Reveal E-Voting Glitches, Election Official Jokes She'll Stop Keeping Records LINK
  • Indiana: How to Cast a Ballot in Indiana if You Don't Have State-Issued Photo ID... LINK
  • Maryland: Attorney General’s Task Force on Voting Irregularities Submits First Report
    Includes 13 Recommendations for Policy Changes LINK
  • Maryland: Md. Task Force Calls for More Voting Machines LINK
  • Maryland: Task force aims to ease voting problems, delays LINK
  • Mississippi: Miss. attempts at voter ID law have failed LINK
  • New Jersey: Editorial - Ballot ruling doesn't quell all concerns LINK
  • New Jersey: Editorial - Wise decision LINK
  • New Jersey: Court Muddies Sequoia E-voting Evaluation LINK
  • New Jersey: Hard evidence presented in New Jersey e-voting discrepancies LINK
  • New York: Polling sites, too, must be accessible LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Keystone state succes[sic] LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County - County seeks comment on voting machines LINK
  • Utah: Weber County - ACLU investigation criticizes '07 Ogden election LINK
  • West Virginia: Early voting remains popular in southern W.Va. LINK
  • West Virginia: Greenbrier County - Greenbrier won’t be posting precinct results 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

    "To encourage citizen ownership of transparent, participatory
    democracy." The Creekside Declaration March 22, 2008

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