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'Daily Voting News' For July 20, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org The New York Times reports today that state and local government organizations and the disabilities groups have had their say and Congressman Rush Holt's HR-811 is being withdrawn so it can go back and be rewritten to appease the special interest groups. Special interests have spoken and are heard; the voters speak and are ignored. Meanwhile Senator Feinstein's S-1487 is scheduled for a Rules committee hearing next Wed. Have any of our Senator's read this legislation? One has to wonder because Senators like Bernie Sanders, Clinton, Kennedy, Obama, and Boxer have all co-sponsored a bill that takes any control of our elections that the voters have left and gives it all to corporations and a federal agency that has been a miserable failure, the Election Assistance Commission. If this bill had been the law in 2003 Bev Harris would never have been able to give the Diebold code she found on an ftp site to Avi Rubin and the infamous Diebold emails would never have come to light. Next Wed. Senator Clinton is scheduled to testify in support of this dangerous bill. It's "Alice in Wonderland" all over again....
  • NAtional: Overhaul Plan for Vote System Will Be Delayed LINK
  • NAtional: On the Last Throes and/or Last-Minute Compromise of the Holt Election Reform Bill LINK
  • NAtional: Another Promise Broken on Voting Reform LINK
  • NAtional: Integrity Vulnerabilities in the Diebold TSX Voting Terminal LINK
  • CA: Riverside County - County Looking to Phase Out Electronic Voting in Favor of Paper Ballots LINK
  • CO: Opinion - Lack of trust restricts participation LINK
  • CT: Westport - Funds OK'd for New Era of Voting LINK
  • NY: State officials to counties: lever voting machines OK LINK
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