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'Daily Voting News' For April 18, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of The Associated Press reports, "Two computer science professors said they found "significant gaps" in the state investigation into allegations electronic voting machines in Sarasota County failed to count about 18,000 votes in a contested congressional race decided by only 369 votes. David Dill, a Stanford University computer science professor and critic of electronic voting, compared the state audit of Florida's 13th Congressional District race to a plane crash in which investigators comb through specific sections of wreckage and ignore other key areas. "I think the investigation is incomplete. The state of Florida was trying, but I think they missed some things," Dill said Wednesday."...
  • NAtional: Rep. Maloney's Letter to the Department of Defence LINK
  • NAtional: Brennan Center Calls for Greater Transparency and Accountability of the EAC LINK
  • NAtional: "We Pretend To Vote; They Pretend To Be Elected" LINK
  • NAtional: Testimony, U.S. House Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and National Archives LINK
  • NAtional: Lawmakers call for e-voting paper trails LINK
  • NAtional: Rodriguez Elected EAC Vice Chair LINK
  • CA: AP Interview: Early primary is trouble if voting systems fail LINK
  • CA: Alameda County - California Court Says Elections Officials Must Produce Electronic Vote-Counting Machine Data for Recounts LINK
  • CA: Alameda County ┬ľ Judge Says Registrar Violated Elections Code and Constitution LINK
  • CA: San Diego County - County chief defends elections hiring LINK
  • FL: Senate vote ties primary-date move to paper ballots LINK
  • FL: Paper trail for votes gains pace across both chambers LINK
  • FL: Voting issues tied together A logjam on the primary date and touch-screens shows signs of progress. LINK
  • FL: Professors: State audit of electronic voting was inadequate LINK
  • FL: FL-13 - Sarasota election decision? Not yet Lawmakers are 'nowhere near' ready to say how Congress should investigate. LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - iVotronic e-voting software issues to blame in Florida polemic? LINK
  • IL; Chicago - Problems counting votes in a third Chicago election LINK
  • MA: Editorial - Voter fraud: No smoke, no fire LINK
  • MO: House Testimony of Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan LINK
  • NV: Repairing a successful system LINK
  • OH: Montgomery County - More high school students could be poll workers LINK
  • SC: St. George - Election dispute in court Judge asked to toss St. George ruling LINK
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