All this and more in today's voting news below....
CT: Bysiewicz draws precincts to have Town Committee Primary results audited
http://bit.ly/abmDWP ...As required by Public Act 07-194, An Act Concerning the Integrity and Security of the Voting Process, ten percent of the polling precincts used in the primaries are subject to an audit.
CT: What could a Secretary of the State Do?
http://www.ctvoterscount.org/?p=2982 When I talk to candidates for Secretary of the State, one of my main themes is what they could do on their own authority as Secretary of the State to improve election integrity and public confidence...
CO: A double standard (LTE)
Hooper, presumably with your blessing, refused to report the story of the city's cover-up of the election problems, their coordinated efforts to discredit valid concerns of well-known election activists.
CO: The cover-up continues (LTE) http://bit.ly/9Wv6Qm
http://bit.ly/bXrQ6h She (Marks) has asked that the ballot images be released so that those who actually understand the problems with the voting methodology can determine whether there is a problem. The city and its leaders,...do not want to hear the message.
CO: Glass Ballot Box Project--Aspen Election Transparency
The Glass Ballot Box Litigation project is an effort to keep election records (including scanned ballot images) as publicly available records.
CO: Council appoints new election "Ęcommission
CO: A double standard (LTE)
http://bit.ly/aWjRRN ...Hooper, presumably with your blessing, refused to report the story of the city's cover-up of the election problems, their coordinated efforts to discredit valid concerns of well-known election activists.
GA: Georgia secretary of state weighs in on electronic voting systems
http://bit.ly/9CWsit Most Georgians trust electronic voting systems that have been in place across the state for several years...
The elections industry is moving to seek some sort of paper verification system, according to Kemp, because there is a segment of the population out there that doesn't trust electronic voting.
MA: Learning About Memory Cards
http://bit.ly/bhsfdv Sheila Parks w/Center for Hand-Counted Paper Ballots
This is a non-scientific, non random report about two jurisdictions and what they did with their memory cards both before the election and after the polls closed on election night, January 19, 2010...
The Call 'Em Out group contends widespread voter fraud in last fall's mayoral election cost accountant Tom Barrow the race against Dave Bing.
NB: Trial set in Neb. election trade secrets case
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A January 2011 federal trial date has been set in a case in which an Omaha elections systems firm sued former employees over trade secrets.
The Omaha company alleges Dalton was using copyrighted software to help state and local governments manage elections...
NC: Elections official hit by car needs surgery on broken wrist (get well Mike!)
DURHAM -- Durham County elections Director Mike Ashe was to undergo surgery on his wrist Monday at Duke Hospital after he was hit by a car Friday..