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'Daily Voting News' For October 4, 2006

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

A group of voters in Alameda Co California has stepped-up with help from VoterAction to file a lawsuit against the use of the Sequoia voting system in Nov. / VoterAction is also active in Wisconsin where they 'asked state regulators today to revoke approval of four types of electronic voting machines before next month's election.' / Testing of the E-Poll Books by Maryland has been completed and Diebold is declaring the testing a success though there were still a minimum of problems and the state has been quiet on their decision. The most troublesome problem from the primary has not been fixed, however. In Tuesday's testing a computer mouse was used instead of the normally required stylus and the touch-screen / ES&S is, again, having problems meeting contractual dates in delivering paper ballots. Counties in Montana have waited over two weeks for their ballots....

  • NAtional: Computer Science Professor Argues For a Paper Trail With E-Voting LINK


  • NAtional: All Paper, No Machines: HR 6200, By Kucinich In Congress LINK


  • NAtional: The EAC Certification Ponzi Scheme LINK


  • NAtional: Voting overhaul raises anxieties LINK


  • NAtional: Representatives pass 21st century poll tax' LINK


  • NAtional: Media Release - Media Briefing on New Voter Suppression Strategies; Report Suggests Disenfranchisement in Battleground States and House Districts LINK


  • CA: Alameda County - Alameda Voters File Suit Against County to Ensure Anti-Hacking Testing of Sequoia E-Voting Systems Before Nov. 7 LINK


  • CA: Alameda County - Voter group poised to sue Alameda County over new voting system LINK


  • CA: Tehama County - Whistle-blower' election worker fired LINK


  • FL: Lakeland County - No Poll Watchers Signed For Election LINK


  • FL: Volusia County - Some 'zero tapes' from primary vote reported missing LINK


  • IL: Madison County - County will accommodate voters LINK


  • LA: Morehouse Parish - Glitches plague election LINK


  • MD: Maryland tests electronic books for statewide election LINK


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