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Daily Voting News For November 6, 2008

Daily Voting News For November 6, 2008

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

Tabulating is still going on around the country and there are a lot of reports of problems with memory cards, software that is slow, over use of provisional ballots, voting system failures that have resulted in voting machines being locked-up, e-poll book errors and other issues. When appropriate I have included the voting system vendor....

  • National: E-voting machines, registration databases have a mixed Tuesday LINK
  • Arizona: Pima County - 80,000 Pima ballots may still be uncounted LINK
  • California: Opinion - Secretary of state's Web site let us down LINK
  • California: Santa Clara County - More touch-screen machines malfunction [Sequoia Edge DREs] LINK
  • California: Ventura County - Provisional ballots confuse voters LINK
  • California: Ventura County - At least 86,000 ballots still not counted; some races left hanging LINK
  • Colorado: Boulder County’s counting crawls on Explanation for ‘paper dust’ still elusive [Hart eScan] LINK
  • Florida: Vote software is under fire [Premier/Diebold] LINK
  • Florida: Hillsborough County – Editorial - Call in federal help LINK
  • Florida: Hillsborough To Resume Tabulating Votes Today LINK
  • Georgia: Chambliss, Martin gear up for expected runoff LINK
  • Iowa: Computer glitch slows Scott County vote reporting [Diebold memory card failures] LINK
  • Indiana: Early voting might have eased polling place jam at Northside Middle School LINK
  • Indiana: Wayne County - County's count last in state Glitch delays Wayne election results until after midnight [ES&S] LINK
  • Kentucky: Hand Counting Ballots In Kenton Co. Complete [Hart eSlate] LINK
  • Maine: Officials to push for early voting in Maine LINK
  • Minnesota: Undecided Minnesota Senate Race Used Machines that Flunked Accuracy Tests LINK
  • Minnesota: E-Voting Machines Used in Disputed Franken, Coleman Race Failed Tests LINK
  • Mississippi: Editorial - Mississippi Needs ‘Early Voting’ LINK
  • Mississippi: Voting problems still unresolved Machines switching votes are among issues cited LINK
  • Nevada: Registrar: No Washoe County votes lost due to malfunction LINK
  • Ohio: Brunner scolds Franklin County for glitch [voter data base problems caused voters to vote on provisional ballots] LINK
  • Ohio: Lucas County - Paper ballots hold up Lucas County results Staff spends an all-nighter feeding votes into scanners LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Northumberland County - Voting machines under lock, key Hardware glitch causes problem [Diebold/Premier TSx] LINK
  • South Carolina: Election numbers point to problems Spartanburg County: Poll workers’ tallies, machines in question LINK
  • Texas: Williamson County - Ballot glitch didn't affect outcome, Williamson spokeswoman says LINK
  • Virginia: Chesapeake's electronic poll books were voting-delay villains [Diebold/Premier E-Poll Book] LINK
  • Washington: Pierce County - Slow going for local counting County blames ranked-choice voting for lines at polls, delayed results LINK
  • West Virginia: Marion County - Software problem election issue Officials unhappy about time needed to resolve matter [ES&S] 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.**

    -- John Gideon
    Co-Executive Director VotersUnite.Org

    "To encourage citizen ownership of transparent, participatory democracy."
    The Creekside Declaration
    March 22, 2008

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