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Daily Voting News For May 23, 2008

Daily Voting News For May 23, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

It was a successful day in Pima Co Arizona where a Superior Court Judge found that the county failed to prove its contention that the release of all electronic election databases to the Pima County Democratic Party would jeopardize the integrity of future elections and that they must release those computer records from past and future elections.

New federal legislation to be introduced by Sens. Feinstein and Bennett would require that voters casting their ballots using direct recording electronic (touch screen) voting systems would be able to simultaneously verify their choices by means of an independent paper, electronic, audio, video, or pictorial record. Such records would be auditable and would also be available for review in the event of a recount. The effective date for implementing this requirement would be January 1, 2012, unless a state requested a waiver until January 1, 2014. ...

  • NAtional: Recounting the Recount and Counting the Uncounted LINK
  • National: No Recount on Reality LINK
  • National: Recount
    Night of the Living Bubbies LINK
  • National: Thrilling! But No Sequel, Please LINK
  • National: Absentee Voting Campaign Kicks Off LINK
  • National: Ready, Set, Vote and Other Strategies LINK
  • National: Senators: No need for paper e-voting trails, 'electronic' ones are OK LINK
  • National: Massive (And Wholly Predictable) ES&S Touch-screen Failures in Arkansas and West Virginia LINK
  • National: A Great New Book for Every Voter LINK
  • Arkansas: Greene County - Officials clarify vote count LINK
  • Arkansas: White County - Who’s fault is it? LINK
  • Arizona: Pima County - Judge orders county to release election databases to Democrats LINK
  • Arizona: Pima County Judge orders election databases released LINK
  • California: Kern County to expand use of electronic voting machines LINK
  • California: Los Angeles County - A new ballot slip-up surfaces
    'Crossover' voters get incorrect ballot LINK
  • Colorado: Montrose County - State testing Montrose voting equipment LINK
  • Connecticut: Revised November Audit Report - Suffers From Legendary Computing Problem LINK
  • Florida: Strengthen weakest link in Florida so votes really do count LINK
  • Florida: Will changes cause more nightmares this Election Day?
    With new machines and strong turnout, vote supervisors say it could get ugly. LINK
  • Florida: Sorry, Florida, but Even Bobbleheads Found Voting Easy LINK
  • Florida: Miami-Dade County - Dade Prepares For Paper Ballot Voting Machines
    The Move Is From Touch Screen To Optical Scan LINK
  • New Jersey: N.J. Voting Machines May Be Tested for Accuracy LINK
  • New Mexico: Secretary of state says provisional ballots could slow count LINK
  • Ohio: Senate bill would allow all-mail voting LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Cuyahoga vote board mulls new equipment LINK
  • Ohio: Van Wert County - Election machines still in question for November LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Carbon County - Carbon voters may have shorter wait times at the polls LINK
  • Texas: Editorial - Still looking for massive vote fraud LINK
  • Texas: Editorial - Texas AG’s wild goose chase LINK
  • West Virginia: Wayne County - Complaint filed on Wayne voting machines 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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