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'Daily Voting News' For November 18, 2006

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of One episode highlights the success of vote-by-mail in Tillamook Co Oregon, where 13 inches of rain on Election Day sent many citizens scrambling to the safety of shelters under a declared state of emergency. Despite the fact that many roads were impassable and parts of the county were inaccessible -- conditions that would have crippled turnout in a state that relied on conventional polling places -- 70 percent of the voters cast ballots. Only voting by mail could have led to this outcome. / Sarasota Co., Florida elections director Kathy Dent has declared in her official election certification documents that there were no errors caused in the general election by voting machines. Clearly the courts will have to make that decision and VoterAction will be at the forefront of any court case brought for the voters of the county. They need help to help those voters. VotersUnite does not ask for donations for the work we do but VoterAction needs your support. Please consider visiting and helping them a little. Our democracy needs it....
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  • NAtional: Glitches hit other Sequoia systems LINK
  • NAtional: Fixing The 2008 Election LINK
  • NAtional: Senator Obama Introduces Legislation to Criminalize Election-Day Fraud LINK
  • CA: Humboldt County - Still no timetable for finished vote count LINK
  • CT: Audits in Connecticut LINK
  • FL: Voting Blunder Puts Florida in Spotlight Again LINK
  • FL: Broward and Miami-Dade Counties - Ballot design an issue in Broward and Dade, too LINK
  • FL: Citrus County - Candidate pulls recount suit LINK
  • FL: FL-13 - Buchanan wins District 13 recount; legal action looms LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - In the Eye of Florida's Latest Vote Storm Ballot Irregularities Cast Scrutiny Upon Sarasota County's Elections Supervisor LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Voting mystery defies solid answer The recount in Sarasota's congressional race ends without satisfying the questions. LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Republican maintains lead; Democrat may go to court LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - GOP claims recount in Sarasota -- for now LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Dent will report no touchscreen errors on state paperwork LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Buchanan wins District 13 again - for now LINK
  • FL: Volusia County - Volusia vote machine woes outpace other counties LINK
  • FL: Volusia County - Voters skipped over race A losing council candidate is satisfied with the explanation for ballot blanks LINK
  • IN: Vigo County - Tom contests 2,000 vote loss LINK
  • NC: This election year to be remembered for its problems LINK
  • NC: Lenoir County - Election irregularities 'unacceptable' LINK
  • SC: Close statewide elections bring calls for voting paper trail LINK
  • **"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or OpEdNews.Com**
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