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Daily Voting News For September 24, 2006

Daily Voting News For September 24, 2006


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org and VoteTrustUSA.Org

From an article on the Colorado lawsuit; "Whenever you hear an assertion from an election official of why you should trust their machines," [Expert witness Dan] Wallach said, "inevitably it boils down to 'because they are federally certified."' The reliance on federal testing for computer vulnerabilities was called into question during the case. "The evidence is that there were pretty significant areas at the federal level where such testing simply wasn't done,"Judge Manzanares said in his ruling. / Why has Sequoia misled in a recent press release concerning their products and the Brennan Center Report? ...

  • National: Sequoia Misleads New York LINK
  • National: Over 1,400 Sign Up For New "Pollworkers For Democracy" Project In First Week LINK
  • National: Focus on election law stirs up legal frenzy LINK
  • National: Rolling Stone interviews a Diebold whistleblower LINK
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  • National: Experts predict voting glitches LINK
  • National: The Big Gamble On Electronic Voting LINK
  • Colorado: Vote ruling dims mood. A judge's "nuanced"decision allows electronic ballots Nov. 7 but then requires recertification. Officials say everything's secure. LINK
  • Georgia: Electronic voting faces new scrutiny LINK
  • Georgia: Nation needs comprehensive voting reform LINK
  • Maryland: Opinion - Has Florida come to Maryland? LINK
  • Maryland: Opinion - Absentee leadership LINK
  • Maryland: Our Say: Election foul-ups won't be fixed by grandstanding LINK
  • Maryland: Harford County - Primary tally done; outcome stays the same. Glitch forced some to cast provisional ballots LINK
  • Maryland: Pr. George's Voting Glitches Highlight Training Problems LINK
  • Ohio: Opinion - Election Day too special to become just a matter of personal convenience LINK
  • Oregon: Editorial - Chasing phantom fraud LINK
  • Tennessee: Group supports vote-count lawsuits LINK
  • Tennessee: Memphis - Protestors Want Election Results Thrown Out 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
Executive Director www.votersunite.org and
Information Manager www.votetrustusa.org

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