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'Daily Voting News' For November 26, 2006

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org "One of the great hazards of the way electronic voting has been introduced in the United States is that it could end up undermining democracy by producing unreliable election results that cannot be truly audited or corrected. This month, that nightmare became a reality. Voting machines in a Congressional race in Florida - where else? - may have swallowed about 18,000 votes, far more than the nominal winner's razor-thin margin of victory. Because those votes were in the loser's strongest county, if there was a computer glitch it probably changed the outcome of the race." NYTimes Editorial. ...
  • NAtional: Editorial - Déjà Vu in Florida LINK
  • NAtional: NYTimes and 'Experts' Finally Notice: 'It is Impossible to Say How Many Votes Were Not Counted That Should Have Been' LINK
  • CA: Feinstein to lead e-voting scrutiny LINK
  • CT: Election officials get ready for 2007 vote LINK
  • FL: More voting reform sought LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Help Sarasota Voters With Lawsuit for Revote in Congressional Race LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Missing votes validate touch-screen critics' claims LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - State's fair elections model under scrutiny LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County – Columnist - Working backward on the District 13 undervote problem LINK
  • MT: Electronic voting, counting machines can be troublesome Montana law requires that all voting methods use paper ballots LINK
  • MT: Paper ballots ensure best elections Montana's close U.S. Senate race uncontested because of paper trail LINK
  • MT: New machines help at the polls and at the courthouse LINK
  • OK: Upgrades Sought In State Eelection System For 2008 Presidential Race LINK
  • WY: Wyoming law requires count and recount by machine 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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