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'Daily Voting News' For December 23, 2006

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite would like to extend our best wishes to all for a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Prosperous and DRE-less New Years. Depending on the amount of Voting News tomorrow and Monday this may be the final DVN until after Christmas. / The revolving door is getting a work-out in Georgia. Going out on one side is Deputy SoS Kathy Rogers who was directly in charge of the state's voting systems amongst other duties. She also held a position on the Election Assistance Commission Standards Board. She is now an employee of Diebold. A fact that should call into question all decisions and statements made by Ms. Rogers over the last year or more. Coming in on the other side of the door is Rob Timms who is taking Ms. Rogers' job. Timms, until now, has been a political 'hack' working for various Republican office holders in the state of Georgia and most recently has been working for the lobby firm that has Diebold as its number one client in Georgia. Timms has no elections experience and has a BA in Government....
  • NAtional: U.S. Drops Inquiry of Voting Machine Firm Venezuelan Parent Company, With Possible Ties to Chavez Government, Agrees to Sell LINK
  • NAtional: Suspicions aroused by voting machine problems LINK
  • FL: Touch-screen voting hasn't erased worries LINK
  • FL: FL-13 - Pelosi gives Jennings some hope The new Congress is seated in 12 days LINK
  • FL: VIDEO - Christine Jennings Discusses FL-13th With Kitty Pilgrim LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Team of Computer Scientists To Review ES&S iVotronic Source Code LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Filings made in machine code issue LINK
  • GA: Voting machine firm hires ex-elections director LINK
  • GA: Diebold Moves into the Georgia SoS Office LINK
  • IN: Lugar loses two votes, hangs on by more than 1 million ELECTION RECOUNT: Libertarian says partial recount points to voting flaws LINK
  • KS: Sedgwick County - Challenger won't have to pay for recount LINK
  • KS: Sedgwick County - Judge says Democrat doesn't have to pay for recount in House race LINK
  • NY: Voting machine resistance Nassau and Suffolk take aim at state's deadline to replace lever machines by September primaries LINK
  • NY: Saratoga County - County to fix old voting machines LINK
  • OH: Elections officials say 81 percent of provisional ballots valid LINK
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