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'Daily Voting News' For May 18, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org The arrogance of some election officials is stunning. Voters in Alameda Co California disputed election results from a 2004 initiative. A group of voters asked for all records from the machines. The county denied that request. The group went to court and a Superior Court Judge found in favor of the voters and instructed the county to turn over all information from the election, including information from the voting machines. The county has continued to refuse to turn anything over, to the extent of sending the machines back to Diebold. The county now faces sanctions and fines. Why would they refuse a court order? What does the county have to hide?...
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  • NAtional: LTTE - A Workable Path to Electoral Integrity LINK
  • NAtional: The Fraudulent Fraud Squad LINK
  • NAtional: The Guvs Must Be Crazy LINK
  • CA: Editorial - County ignoring court order warrants sanction LINK
  • CA: San Francisco - S.F. may have to count November ballots by hand Elections chief says voting machines do not meet requirements LINK
  • CA: San Francisco - S.F. may have to wait for e-voting LINK
  • CA: San Francisco - Vote machines subpar, official warns Ink scanners faulty -- ballot tally may have to be by hand LINK
  • FL: Crist to sign election bill, speak at lunch during visit LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Committee recommends new voting machine maker LINK
  • IN: Editorial - Making voting easier LINK
  • MD: O'Malley OKs buying new voting system LINK
  • NJ: State asks NJIT to test voting machines. LINK
  • NJ: NJIT to test paper record systems on electronic voting machines LINK
  • OH: Giving the voters "poisoned food" to "nourish" democracy LINK
  • OR: Opinion - The (ugly) secret of Oregon's elections LINK
  • PA: Bedford County - Bedford commissioner hopeful elects to challenge ballot count LINK
  • PA: Fayette County - Poll problems challenged election officials LINK
  • PA: Luzerne County - State police handling case of the two missing voting machines LINK
  • PA: Luzerne County - Officials investigate report of missing voting machines LINK
  • TX: Discredited Voter Suppression Tactic Still Kicking in Texas LINK
  • TX: Galveston officials fume over new voting system LINK
  • TX: Harris County Editorial - The real problem LINK
  • TX: Wise County - City may have to hold new election LINK
  • TX: Wise County - In tiny Aurora, misfortune strikes twice in matter of days LINK
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