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'Daily Voting News' For June 1, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of It's good to be back from my well deserved trip to Alaska. A great time was had by all; except the fish. Journalist, radio personality and friend Pokey Anderson opened her excellent article, "Peering Through The Chinks in the Armor of High-Tech Elections" thusly; "When you vote, who you voted for is a secret. "Virtually everything else about elections should be public and transparent. But somehow, secrecy has come to cloak many aspects of elections. "First off, the software counting votes is secret. "A raft of other aspects of elections are secret or obscure, including who owns and runs voting machine companies, who their programmers are (google Jeffrey Dean & Diebold for one hair-raising example), reports by certification entities and many experts, and even raw exit poll data by the nation's biggest exit polling group. All secret."...
  • NAtional: Peering Through The Chinks in the Armor of High-Tech Elections LINK
  • NAtional: Top vote-machine maker also tops complaint list Vendor discounts woes, blames poll workers. LINK
  • NAtional: Civic Groups Call on Senate to Correct E-voting Problems Before 2008 LINK
  • NAtional: Voting: Taken In By High-Tech LINK
  • NAtional: Raging Caging What the heck is vote caging, and why should we care? LINK
  • NAtional: DNC: Bush Administration Owes Apology Over Assault on Voting Rights LINK
  • AZ: Pima County - Fellow Investigators and Patriots: Election Misconduct in Pima County AZ LINK
  • AZ: Pima County - Results of Pima County sales tax vote disputed LINK
  • AZ: Pima County - RTA lawyer: It's too late to challenge vote Dems, Pima seeking probe of possible rigging LINK
  • CA: Riverside County - Positive results in test of vote-counting machines fail to sway critics LINK
  • CA: San Diego County - 'And that's it' County dismisses critics of elections-office hires LINK
  • CA: San Mateo County - Slow voting system review sparks concerns County elections chief says process could create 'impossible' situation LINK
  • CO: Montrose County - Secretary of State: County on right track LINK
  • CT: EDR To Get Vote Today; Senate GOP Propose Solution, Search for Problem Continues LINK
  • HI: Editorial - 111 Seats Open in 2008 Elections - Hawaii Needs You LINK
  • KS: Johnson County - Timing of U.S. House vote on election paper trail bill unclear LINK
  • NY: Editorial - State must comply with Voting Act LINK
  • OH: Stark County - Election board makes good investment LINK
  • PA: Bucks County - Write-in voters found glitches with machines LINK
  • PA: Mercer County - Extended warranty for voting machines is costly LINK
  • PA: Monroe County - Group alleges trouble at Coolbaugh polls LINK
  • UT: Opinion - Holt's bill not fiscally fair LINK
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