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Daily Voting News For April 22, 2007

Daily Voting News For April 22, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

The Pensacola [FL] News-Journal begins an editorial this way, “There is little of more importance in a democracy than that each qualified voter who appears at the polls on an Election Day will be able to vote -- and that this vote will be recorded and counted accurately.

“Many states, including Florida, are switching from paper ballots to high-tech, ATM-like electronic voting machines. With the increasing use of the new machines, there is mounting evidence suggesting that touch-screen machines present a far graver threat to the integrity of America's elections.

“We urge state lawmakers to consider two election reform bills that require a paper trail of all votes. Repeated studies have shown that touch-screen machines, which provide voters with no paper record of their ballots, are highly susceptible to tampering.”...

  • NAtional: California Rep. Millender-McDonald dies LINK
  • National: Dianne Feinstein: Ensuring every vote counts in elections LINK
  • Arizona: Court Rejects Blocking Ariz. Voter Law LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Voter activist struggles against the machines LINK
  • Florida: Florida looks to Tempe company for voting equipment LINK
  • Florida: Opinion - When recounts are needed, it's hard to beat paper record LINK
  • Georgia: Test finds flaws in paper-backup voting LINK
  • New York: New York-- The Buck Stops Here: Reflections on the Rule of Law and our Election System LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - More Than 1 in 4 Votes Recorded Incorrectly on Diebold System in Cuyahoga County, According to 2006 Election Audit LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Cuyahoga unofficial results show some absentees deleted LINK
  • West Virginia: Parties overhauling primary voting New voting machines add to cost of picking a presidential nominee 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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