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'Daily Voting News' For January 26, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org According to an article in the Albany [NY] Times Union, Ciber has decided to give to the NY State Board of Elections, under the threat of subpoena, paperwork that shows why they were denied interim accreditation by the EAC. Even as the EAC obfuscates and stonewalls all efforts to get this paperwork, Ciber turned it over to officials yesterday. According to the article the paperwork shows that Ciber was understaffed and failed to correctly document its testing. What is the EAC hiding? Is it that both Executive Director Wilkey and Commissioner Davidson served together on the same National Association of State Election Directors (NASED) board that had previously certified Ciber's work? A board that had an "ex-officio" member, Shawn Southworth, who is the only Ciber staff? // Then today the EAC, having been shown-up by Ciber, posted all of their documents on their website. The documents include a letter from the EAC to Ciber, dated today, that clearly chides Ciber for providing the documents to New York. The documents can all be found here LINK...
  • NAtional: Diebold Compromised Its Own Voting Machine Security LINK
  • NAtional: 2006 election irregularities scare us for 2008 LINK
  • National: Subpeonas May be Issued by NY State After 'Outrageous' Snub by U.S. Elections Assistance Commission LINK
  • CA: Riverside County - Is it high time for an e-voting test in California? LINK
  • CT: Old Machines Cast Out LINK
  • CT: New Voting Machines Arrive in February LINK
  • FL: Opinion - Count every vote Our Opinion: Ballot Miscues Are Unacceptable When Fix Is Possible LINK
  • KS: Douglas County - County pushing for statewide satellite voting New bill would allow individual counties to make decision LINK
  • NY: Voting machine debate LINK
  • NY: Elections official takes federal panel to task LINK
  • NY: Voting Machine -- The Four Finalists LINK
  • NY: Voting machines switch likely to be put off till 2009 LINK
  • NY: New voting machine delays continue LINK
  • NY: Don't expect new voting machines for this fall -- or next LINK
  • NY: Federal approval of firm testing NY's voting machines in jeopardy LINK
  • OH: Hot air from politicians - and cows LINK
  • OH: Was There a Third-Rate Burglary in Cuyahoga County, Ohio? (Or, Something Smells in Cleveland) LINK
  • PA: Fayette County - Commissioners set uniform election compensation costs LINK
  • VA: Bill on touch-screens backed It would require phaseout of the voting machines, with optical-scans as replacement LINK
  • WV: Charleston - Absentee voters welcome LINK
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