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'Daily Voting News' For September 7, 2006

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Late this afternoon a US District Court judge ordered all Ohio counties to preserve all 2004 ballots. / Poll watchers on Guam report that ballot boxes have two doors on them. One has a padlock installed and the other has 'twist-ties'. Poll watchers were kicked out of at least one polling place by Election Commission staff for 30-minutes with no explanation. / Voters who chose to vote on paper ballots in some predominately African-American and Democrat precincts in Duval Co Florida found that the precincts ran out of paper ballots early in the day. The county blames the mistake on human error. / State required vote-sorting software seems to have failed all over Florida on Tuesday night....

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  • CT: Voting machine switch delayed LINK


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  • FL: Voting Booth '06 Is Dark And Deep LINK


  • FL: Alachua County - Supervisor works overtime to smooth election kinks LINK


  • FL: Broward County - Computer glitches delay final vote tally in 17 Broward precincts LINK


  • FL: Duval County - Leaders Discuss Ballot Shortage At Duval Precincts LINK


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