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'Daily Voting News' For July 24, 2008

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of In today's featured article Bo Lipari of New Yorkers For Verified Voting opens, "It's become obvious that New York State's new voting systems will not be able to complete New York State certification testing in time for the scheduled 2009 rollout. The state sets the highest bar in the nation for approval of voting machines, one that vendors have never been required to meet before. Their performance in New York demonstrates that they are a long, long way from understanding that the public will not stand for poorly designed, badly tested and outrageously overpriced equipment, and a business philosophy of let the customer be damned."...
  • Featured – NY: Schedule Slips and Slippery Slopes Voting Machines Can't Meet NY Standards in Time for 2009 LINK
  • National: Editorial - A Lesson Not Learned LINK
  • National: Columnist - They Fight but Can't Vote LINK
  • National: Lots of Bullets, Not Enough Ballots LINK
  • National: EAC Chair Urges Recruitment of Two Million Poll Workers for Presidential Election LINK
  • National: VA of two minds when it comes to voting help for veterans LINK
  • AL: Selma - Time to move forward LINK
  • AL: Selma - Visually impaired voters count, too. LINK
  • AL: Selma - ES&S: There's nothing to hack in optical voting machine LINK
  • CO: State no longer overseeing elections in Routt, Montrose counties LINK
  • GA: Early numbers show low voter turnout for primaries LINK
  • MA: Same-day registration push on hold LINK
  • MD: Predicting long delays at polls, group urges paper ballots in Nov. LINK
  • MS: Jones forms committee to craft new voter ID bill LINK
  • NY: Union County - Malfunctioning machines cause ire LINK
  • OH: Ohio GOP criticizes Brunner's ruling LINK
  • VA: Virginia edges towards backup for electronic votes LINK
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