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'Daily Voting News' For April 07, 2006

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

69 of 93 Nebraska counties have no paper ballots even though early voting began last Monday. ES&S is doing the printing and is late. The Omaha World-Herald admits ES&S is partially owned by the newspaper. ES&S is reporting a "glitch" in the software of their iVotronic DREs. A 'write-in' vote comes out a 'jumble' of letters. The article says that ES&S is contacting all of their jurisdictions. A few phone calls found that none of the iVotronic jurisdictions called knew anything about this problem. Meanwhile a Chicago Alderman has lashed out at Sequoia and his idea that "at least 15 Venezuelans, who may not have been in the country legally, worked side-by-side with Chicago election officials on primary night March 21, which turned out to be a vote-counting nightmare."...

  • NAtional: E-voting critics take message to Washington LINK

  • NAtional: Campaigns begin on Voting Rights Act. Expiring provisions called vital by some, outmoded by others LINK

  • AR: White County - No ruling issued in polling site lawsuit LINK

  • CA: Humboldt County - Doubts raised about Vote-Pad voting system for disabled voters LINK

  • IL: Chicago - Alderman: Election Day troubles could be part of 'international conspiracy' LINK

  • IL: Chicago - Alderman Lashes Out At Voting System Company LINK

  • IN: Counties dealing with ballot problems (ES&S) LINK

  • IN: Marion County - ES&S Fails to Show for Election Board Meeting LINK

  • KY: Fayette County - New Voting Machines Causing Confusion LINK

  • MD: Counting of '04 votes is questioned LINK

  • MD: Paper ballot bill crumbling LINK

  • MT: Hill County - County still awaiting new voting machines LINK

  • NE: Official ballots missing in action LINK

  • OH: Editorial - Blackwell's attention deficit LINK

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