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'Daily Voting News' For February 25 and 26, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org While organizations like People For The American Way, Common Cause, and Miami-Dade Election Reform Coalition argue that the continued use of DRE voting machines is necessary to support the foreign language speaking minority, they ignore that those machines may, in fact, serve to disenfranchise more voters from that community than they help. A new study from VotersUnite.Org proves that the undervote rate in minority communities in New Mexico plummeted when those communities changed from DRE to optical scan voting systems. // According to BradBlog; "California's new Secretary of State, Debra Bowen, has flatly rejected a request from Riverside County, CA County Supervisor Jeff Stone to participate in a "hack test" challenge originally proposed to Election Integrity Advocates in response to their concerns about security and accuracy for the county's electronic touch-screen voting machines." ...
  • NAtional: 2004 and 2006 New Mexico Canvass Data Shows Undervote Rates Plummet in Minority Precincts When Paper Ballots are Used LINK
  • NAtional: REPORT: Undervote Rate Plummets 85% in New Mexico's Native American Precincts after Statewide Switch from Touch-Screen Voting to Paper Ballots LINK
  • NAtional: EAC Research Finds Polling-Place ID Laws Reduce Minority Voter Turnout LINK
  • NAtional: Feinstein Calls for Probe Into E-voting Machines Senator asks GAO to look at potential for DRE malfunctions, election fraud LINK
  • NAtional: Fixes for accurate vote counts LINK
  • CA:EXCLUSIVE: California SoS Finds No State Law to Prohibit Proposed Riverside County 'Hack Test' of Sequoia Touch-Screen Machines! LINK
  • CA: On Election Day, you've got mail LINK
  • FL: Opinion - Accurate and Fraud-Free Elections Now: Florida's Solution LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Computer Scientists Defend Voting Machines LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Florida e-vote audit criticized by Jennings, activists State report says machines didn't cause undervote of 18,000 LINK
  • MA: Royalston to try out new vote machines LINK
  • MD: Opinion - Don't replace voting system LINK
  • MO: Commentary - Make it easier, not harder, to cast ballot LINK
  • NJ: How to Fix Our Broken Voting System LINK
  • TX: Texas Bill Would Require Voting Machine Paper Trail LINK
  • TX: Matagorda County - Statewide election costly for county 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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