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'Daily Voting News' For November 11, 2006

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of Faced with election results that show over 18,000 voters were disenfranchised by her voting machines, Sarasota Co. Florida Elections Director Kathy Dent has changed her mind about DREs. Dent has now come out in favor of a referendum that was on the ballot, and that she fought hard against, that would require the county to change to a paper based voting system. The referendum won overwhelmingly. ...
  • NAtional: Opinion - Keeping the Voting Clean LINK
  • AR: Benton County - Election Results Continue To Puzzle LINK
  • AR: Benton County - Questions surround election results LINK
  • AZ: Pima County - Ballot audit takes time, will be used in all future voting LINK
  • CA: San Francisco - Smooth election reported despite equipment problems LINK
  • CO: Denver ┬ľ Editorial - Mail ballots not the answer Why junk voting machines? LINK
  • FL: State audit targets vote in Sarasota LINK
  • FL: Palm Beach County - Machines passed random testing on Election Day LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - How do you recount electronic votes? LINK
  • FL: Commentary - DeFede: Sarasota Voting Problems Hit Close To Home LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Florida county's recount focuses on voting machines LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Pattern at polls spelled trouble Poll workers tell of the problems that produced nearly 18,400 nonvotes in the Sarasota congressional race. LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Voting machines lose ally Sarasota elections supervisor, in reversal, endorses switch to a paper ballot system LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Political Staffs Head to Sarasota National operatives, watchdog groups gearing up to contest improbable election. LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Florida Recount, 2006-Style Large 'Undervote' In Hot House Race Raises Voting Machine Concerns LINK
  • FL: Sumter County - Sumter ballot design called into question LINK
  • IN: 3 Indiana House races could result in recounts LINK
  • IN: Marion County - Votes Still Being Counted in Marion County LINK
  • MA: Boston - Boston's ballot policy violates state law, Galvin says LINK
  • NM: San Juan County - County's election results remain unofficial LINK
  • NV: Nye County - Programming error delays vote count LINK
  • UT: Paper ballots cause confusion Official takes blame for a lapse in poll training LINK
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