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'Daily Voting News' For November 21, 2006

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org Elections officials, including the EAC, wring their hands in worry over "Voter Confidence". Voter confidence won't come about because we cover-up or minimize the fact that there are failures all over; that people are having to stand in lines so long that some give-up and go home. Voter confidence will not come about as long as voters see their votes 'flipping' on the screen before their very eyes. Voter confidence will not come about as long as voters know there were problems with the machine they voted on but election officials tell them it's alright "no votes were lost". Voter confidence WILL grow when the problems are fixed and when all voters can go to the polls and have a good experience. Making a pretty picture out of a disaster helps no one except a few elections officials who want the truth hidden and the vendors. ...
  • NAtional: The GOP's dirty deeds of 2006 Salon's guide to robo-calls, push polls, vigilantes and other murky dealings from this year's elections. LINK
  • NAtional: Tiny town could be Waterloo for vote machines LINK
  • NAtional: Editorial - The ballot box shell game LINK
  • NAtional: Electronic Vote Counting: Where Did We Go Wrong? LINK
  • NAtional: Robo-Calls and Other 2006 Election Irregularities LINK
  • AR: Benton County - Finally finalized LINK
  • CO: Elections a tricky fix LINK
  • CO: Denver - "Shocking" election omission LINK
  • CO: Douglas County Editorial - Dougco voters show stamina LINK
  • FL: Is Florida Ready for Democracy? LINK
  • FL: FL-13 - State panel says Republican won House race; rival sues LINK
  • FL: FL-13 - GOP candidate certified for Congress; loser sues LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - State planning audit of touch-screens LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County Opinion - The buck stops with Kathy Dent LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Sarasota vote results spur suit LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Judge denies emergency election contest LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Judge: Sarasota Democrat can't test voting machines LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Judge issues setback to Jennings in lawsuit LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Sarasota Voters File Lawsuit for Revote in Congressional Race LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Five groups file lawsuit over congressional race LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Sarasota Voters File Lawsuit for Revote in Congressional Race LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Details on the Voter Lawsuit Filed in Florida's 13th Congressional District LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Lawsuit alleges e-voting negligence in Florida LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Electronic Voting Dispute Goes To Court LINK
  • GA: Georgia Fights Donzella James E-Voting Lawsuit LINK
  • GA: Electronic voting challenged in Fulton court LINK
  • IN: Lake County vote count final LINK
  • IN: Marion County - Clerk-elect plans to cut precincts LINK
  • MS: Runoff voter turnout may be high LINK
  • NC: Kissell Will Request A Hand Recount in 8th District Race LINK
  • NC: Mecklenburg County - Black picks up 1 vote in recount; Jordan declines to concede race LINK
  • NJ: Morris Township recount gives Republican one-vote win Court challenge from Democrats expected for seat on committee LINK
  • NM: Madrid Concedes - Will Not Request A Recount LINK
  • NM: Democrat in N.M. House race concedes LINK
  • UT: Utah County - Vote machines in the clear LINK
  • VA: Election brings out nearly half the voters LINK
  • VA: Election Day Oddities LINK
  • WV: Belmont County Counts the Votes LINK
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