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'Daily Voting News' For September 9, 2006

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

Voters with disabilities are being asked to call for an appointment to vote using the new, accessible machines in some New York counties. "Scheduling in advance allows boards to arrange transportation and minimize waiting periods for the ballot-marking devices, which can take up to an hour to use, elections officials say." Advocacy groups say this puts up unnecessary barriers for those voters. / Florida counties have used new voting machines for a couple years now but they still seem to be stumped on how to make the system work properly....

  • NAtional: The myth of fair elections in America LINK


  • CA: Humboldt County - Committee tests voting machine LINK


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  • FL: Duval, Palm Beach counties promise problem-free elections LINK


  • FL: Broward County - Poll workers caught short. Broward County's elections office is taking steps to improve its performance in the Nov. 7 general election. LINK


  • FL: Hernando County - Sorting out election night. Candidates, voters and even election workers became confused because of the way the county's voting machines reported results Tuesday night. LINK


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  • FL: Martin County - Correct elections glitches LINK


  • FL: Martin County - Elections supervisor: Prepared to resolve glitches in reporting results LINK


  • LA: Opinion - Electronic voting won't be denied LINK


  • NY: Disabled told to make voting appointment LINK


  • NY: Advocates for disabled decry voting appointments. Being asked to call ahead is a barrier, some say LINK


  • NY: Ulster County - New voting machine serves all disabilities LINK


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  • PA: Bucks County - Voting machines out for practice sessions LINK


  • WI: Primary voters will use new machines required by federal law LINK


  • WI: Another urban legend LINK


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