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'Daily Voting News' For September 20, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org What is more important; verified accurate elections or results reported on election night? San Francisco election officials would have us believe election night reporting is the most important as they whine about how the decertification of their voting system will cause them to have to spend weeks counting the ballots; a clearly childish and false claim. Why isn't the verified accurate count of our votes more important than election results being announced on election night or even the next morning? The Secretary of State of Washington and the County Auditor's Association argue against any audit of the votes counted on optical-scan machines. We are a vote-by-mail state so well over 70% of the ballots are all counted by optical-scan. I find it to be amazing that they would argue against ensuring every vote is counted correctly. The only reason they would make those arguments is cost or early results. Neither of those reasons should take precedence over my vote being counted accurately. ...
  • NAtional: What Congress Should Be Talking About LINK
  • NAtional: Response to ITIF Voting Report LINK
  • NAtional: Election Technology Council: ITIF Report Echoes Industry Concerns LINK
  • NAtional: Electronic Voting: If It Is Good Enough For Congress LINK
  • NAtional: How to Take Action on Holt and Fix Our Elections LINK
  • NAtional: Black Votes Suppressed Across the Country by Disenfranchising of Prisoners and Former Convicts LINK
  • CA: CA Secretary of State Debra Bowen Conference Call & Transcript LINK
  • CA: Riverside County, CA Board of Supes to Sequoia Voting Systems: 'Drop Dead' LINK
  • CA: San Francisco - S.F. election outcome won't be known for weeks LINK
  • CA: San Francisco - S.F.'s vote tally will come late LINK
  • CA: San Francisco - What's More Important: Accurate Elections Or Fast Results? LINK
  • CT: Fail-Safe Voting? LINK
  • GA: Voter ID system passes first test, officials say LINK
  • KS: Proposal requiring paper trail of all voting criticized LINK
  • NJ: Columnist - Our voting machines don't work. Who cares? LINK
  • NJ: Will your vote count? LINK
  • NV: Washoe County Reviewing Voting Machines LINK
  • NY: Glitches Hamper Some Vote Counts LINK
  • NY: NYS behind in compliance with federal voting law LINK
  • NY: Groups find fault with state's plan to comply with federal voting law LINK
  • OH: Elections board in Cleveland expands testing ahead of '08 LINK
  • PA: Schuylkill County - Cost of voting rises LINK
  • TN: Anderson County - New election possible LINK
  • TN: Shelby County - Two front runners for Memphis Mayor react to Herenton's voting problems LINK
  • TN: Shelby County - Mayor cites irregularities with early voting machines LINK
  • TN: Shelby County - MELTDOWN '07: Diebold Touch-Screens Flipping in Memphis Mayoral Election LINK
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