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Daily Voting News For November 3, 2006

Daily Voting News For November 3, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

The complete, unredacted SAIC Report is finally in the process of being released by someone on the inside. There will now be a mad crush of people who will want to read the report. Diebold's worse nightmare. / Here's a five-step plan guaranteed to make an obscure company [Diebold] absolutely notorious. First get into a business you don't understand, selling to customers who barely understand it either. Then roll out your product without adequate testing. Don't hire enough skilled people. When people notice problems, deny, obfuscate and ignore. Finally, blame your critics when it all blows up in your face....

  • National: Leaked 2003 Report On Maryland's Diebold Voting System Reveals Serious Security Concerns Were Withheld From Election Board, Governor, Public LINK
  • National: HBO hacked about Diebold's docu claims LINK
  • National: Delays loom in counting ballots LINK
  • National: Democrats Predict Voter ID Problems LINK
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  • National: U.S. Attorney's Office: We're ready to investigate election fraud LINK
  • National: Opinion – Katrina vanden Heuvel - Bring Democracy Home LINK
  • National: Columnist – Ellis Henican - A vote for old-fashioned poll method LINK
  • National: E-voting may be scarier than hanging chads LINK
  • National: Distrust of voting machines is running high LINK
  • National: Opinion - We must restore trust in nation's election system LINK
  • National: Computer scientists alarmed by voting system for troops LINK
  • National: Electronic voting: Cure or a bigger problem? LINK
  • National: Dean on Maryland Voter Challenges and Ohio Voter ID Developments LINK
  • National: In America, Black Voters say Their Votes are Stifled LINK
  • National: Don't Let "Hackable" Diebold Machines Give You A "What's The Use In Voting" Mindset LINK
  • National: Rage against the machine LINK
  • National: Voting system raises security questions LINK
  • National: Voting machines vulnerable, says report by UConn faculty LINK
  • National: LOU DOBBS: Avalanche of Last Minute Problems with E-Voting Machines LINK
  • National: Electronic Voting Machines Under Scrutiny LINK
  • National: E-voting problems still exist, critics say LINK
  • National: How to restore trust at the ballot box
    Problems with high-tech machines have some voters feeling left out LINK
  • Arkansas: Lagrone claims early voting plagued with problems; Daniels staffers disagree LINK
  • Arkansas: Washington County - Early mishap with new voting machines corrected LINK
  • Arizona: Maricopa County - Voting machine accuracy to be tested with hand counts LINK
  • California: Voting machines susceptible to abuse LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Vote machine buttons ignite controversy LINK
  • California: San Diego County - S.D. runs short of absentee ballots
    Photocopies mailed; registrar says all votes will be counted LINK
  • California: San Joaquin County - E-voting security flaws? LINK
  • Colorado: Large turnout expected for elections LINK
  • Delaware: Blind gain new option at the polls LINK
  • Florida: State, Diebold: Voting machines won't shut off early LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Turnout matters. So does counting. LINK
  • Georgia: Election board tells county to explain breach LINK
  • Illinois: County clerks say early voting ran smoothly LINK
  • Kansas: Seward County - Hundreds of ballots missing U.S. House candidate's name LINK
  • Kansas: Seward County - Advance ballots were missing 1st District Reform candidate's name LINK
  • Maryland: Secrets, Secrets Everywhere and all the Board did Shrink (with apologies to Samuel Coleridge) LINK
  • Maryland: Baltimore - Will voting poll issues resurface general election day? LINK
  • Maryland: Diebold trust issues spur run on paper ballots LINK
  • Maryland: Officials Fear Counting Md. Ballots Could Take Days LINK
  • Missouri: Voter machine fraud not so easy
    Officials explain precautions to prevent election tampering with electronic voting devices LINK
  • Missouri: Kansas City - Stealing Elections the Old Fashioned Way LINK
  • New Mexico: Computer snag stalls early voting LINK
  • New York: First Look At Potential New Voting Machines LINK
  • Ohio: Judge: All 88 Ohio counties can scan absentee ballots early LINK
  • Ohio: Voter ID ruling sets off a flurry
    Local elections boards, advocates scramble to educate poll workers LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Delaware County - Spencer: County does voters right with Danaher 1242 LINK
  • South Carolina: Long voting lines anticipated by election officials LINK
  • South Carolina: Charleston County voting under way LINK
  • Tennessee: Shelby County - Early and often? Double votes checked LINK
  • Tennessee: Shelby County - Smart Cards That Activate Voting Machines Go Missing In Tennessee LINK

    TX: Burnet County - Marble Falls Experiencing E-Voting Growing Pains LINK

  • Texas: Collin County - Stealing Elections Texas Style: Mrs. Blankenship goes out to vote. LINK
  • Texas: El Paso County - County Attorney investigating voter concerns LINK
  • Texas: Tarrant County – Opinion - A matter of trust LINK
  • Wisconsin: Editorial - Abolish black boxes, make optical-scan preferred voting method 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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