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Daily Voting News For January 28, 2007

Daily Voting News For January 28, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

The Election Assistance Commission and Commissioner Paul DeGregorio make every attempt to convince the voter that 98% of them had confidence in the last election, even pointing to a fictitious exit poll as evidence. The Fort Worth Star Telegram [see below] correctly reports, “After a year in which voters across the state expressed a lack of confidence in election returns, several lawmakers are pushing measures including a backup system for electronic voting machines, last-minute registration and required proof of citizenship.”...

  • NAtional: EAC Response: The Facts About Voting System Test Labs LINK
  • National: Response to "The Facts About Voting System Test Labs" LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - Deal frees 800 machines for March election LINK
  • Illinois: Chicago - Chicago Elections Board sued over data breach It released 1.3M Social Security numbers on 100 computer disks LINK
  • New York: New York Won’t Replace Voting Machines by the Fall LINK
  • New York: State unlikely to use new voting machines before '09 LINK
  • New York: Saratoga County - County dusts off old voting machines LINK
  • Ohio: Official Proposes ‘Drafting’ Poll Workers to Ease Problems LINK
  • Ohio: Brunner outlines goals; mail-in only for issue-only elections LINK
  • Ohio: Make staffing polls like jury duty, secretary of state will propose LINK
  • Texas: Election tuneup is called priority LINK
  • Texas: Washington County - Commissioners to look at standardized charges for voting machine rental 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
Member www.votetrustusa.org

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