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Daily Voting News For November 27, 2006

Daily Voting News For November 27, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

"The Commission will receive presentations on public comments received for the DRAFT Procedural Manual for Voting System Testing and Certification Program and the proposed final document will be considered for approval. The Commission will receive presentations from election officials, community interest groups, academicians and technology experts regarding the 2006 election. The Commission will elect officers for 2007 and consider other administrative matters." Notice of a Public Hearing of the Election Assistance Commission. The meeting, on Dec. 7 in Washington DC. That's Pearl Harbor Day. Let's hope the EAC doesn't do more to torpedo our election process....

  • National: Blind Finally Vote Privately LINK
  • National: Editorial - An unfinished agenda for smooth elections LINK
  • Arkansas: Cleburne County - Vote machine problems reported LINK
  • Arkansas: St. Francis County - Run-offs set Tuesday in three races LINK
  • California: Editorial - Now’s the time to fix electronic voting LINK
  • Florida: Editorial - Another Florida fiasco? LINK
  • Florida: Columnist - Florida (And Who Else?) Botches Another Election: Ann Woolner LINK
  • Florida: Charlotte County - Elections chief doubts 'undervote' claim LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County – Editorial - End the judicial politics LINK
  • Florida: FL-13 – Opinion - Jennings defends vote-machine challenge LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - County to weigh purchase of voting machines LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Vote machine audit to begin LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County – Columnist - Contest to get voters fired up LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Candidates already thinking ahead LINK
  • Georgia: 2006 Election Candidates Join E-Voting Rights Suit LINK
  • Michigan: Washtenaw County - Elections panel denies request to recount some votes LINK
  • North Carolina: NC-8 - Kissell campaign presses for manual recount, expected by Thursday LINK
  • New York: What We Don't Need: Touch Screen Voting LINK
  • Ohio: OH-15 - Pryce declared winner by 1,054-vote margin LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Pa. lacks paper backup to voting electronically LINK
  • South Carolina: Kershaw County - Voters returning to polls for county races 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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