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'Daily Voting News' For August 12, 2008

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of In a letter to the editor of the New York Times, Sen. Diane Feinstein tries to defend her "Bipartisan Electronic Voting Reform Act" against the editorial accusation that her bill is just "A Bad Electronic Voting Bill". The Senator tries to make the point that no other voting systems legislation will pass in this Congress. She forgets, "First, do no harm". Her bill allows software verification schemes which will allow the proliferation of DRE voting systems. This bill is a huge step back and she knows it. As a friend pointed out, Feinstein essentially is saying that the best they could do was to make matters worse, and they are still demanding praise for taking action. Before going on summer break the Senator's Committee on Administration and Rules held a hearing on the bill. No one from the Election Integrity Community was invited to give testimony; only supporters of the vendors and a few chosen by their known position pro-DREs. No matter how the Senator colors this bill it is still BAD LEGISLATION....
  • Featured - National: Letter - Electronic Voting Bill LINK
  • National: Voter Registration Is the New Battleground LINK
  • National: "Stealing America: Vote By Vote" and What People are Saying LINK
  • National: Election Integrity Doc 'Uncounted' to Premiere on National Cable Network! LINK
  • AL: Selma council lays election plans LINK
  • AZ: Denogean: State relents, and 97-year-old gets to vote LINK
  • FL: Broward County - Paper ballots get rave reviews LINK
  • FL: Miami-Dade County - No hitches, no glitches on first day of voting LINK
  • FL: Palm Beach County - Computer problems frustrate some on first day of early voting LINK
  • MN: Audible voting machines assist disabled citizens LINK
  • NY: Opinion - Voting Matters Elections commissioners clear up the path to voting LINK
  • NY: Ballot Stuffing Holes, Illegal USB Ports Add to Sequoia/Dominion Voting System Flaws LINK
  • OH: Headline, November 5, 2008: Obama Loses Race by Small Margin LINK
  • OH: Opinion - Legislature makes changes to improve Ohio's elections process LINK
  • OK: Editorial - Election officials leaning toward scanning ballots over electronic voting LINK
  • PA: Centre Co. Voting Machine Cost Revealed LINK
  • WI: Pierce County - Voting machine company folds; towns, villages must pay price LINK
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