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'Daily Voting News' For December 27, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org ""We enthusiastically support Secretary Coffman's recommendation that Colorado move to paper ballots," said Myriah Conroy, a plaintiff in the Colorado voters' 2006 lawsuit. "We are pleased that Secretary Coffman has recommended that Colorado join with California, Florida, Michigan, and Ohio in rejecting the widely discredited DRE voting systems. DRE computerized voting systems are easily hacked and compromised, and have a history of operational problems that have disrupted elections across the country. For that reason we believe that the Secretary should support electronic ballot-marking devices, not DRE computerized voting machines, to accommodate voters with disabilities. Nonetheless, the Secretary's decision to support paper ballots represents a major milestone on the path to election integrity in Colorado," said Conroy."...
  • NAtional: Rep. Rush Holt to Push for Paper Ballots and Vote Count Audits for 2008 LINK
  • NAtional: Human factors researchers test voting systems for seniors LINK
  • CA: San Diego County - County sues state official over voting machine rules LINK
  • CO: Conroy Plaintiffs Applaud Colorado Secretary of State's Decision to Support Optical-Scan Paper Ballots as Best Solution for 2008 Elections LINK
  • CO: Opinion - CARROLL: Outdated thinking LINK
  • CO: Colorado Lawmaker Backs Proposal For Paper Ballots In '08 Elections LINK
  • CO: Colorado Secretary Of State Recommends Paper Ballots Mike Coffman Opposes All Mail-In Ballots LINK
  • CO: Secretary of state backs paper ballots Coffman announces preference in wake of decertification ruling LINK
  • CO: Paper trail in sight for November voting LINK
  • CO: Secretary of state recommends paper ballots, polling places LINK
  • CO: Paper ballots garner a vote Secretary of State Mike Coffman favors the traditional system over the controversial electronic-voting kiosks. LINK
  • CO: Opinion - Coffman's voting plan is flawed LINK
  • CO: Colorado Secretary of State Wants Paper Ballots in Precinct Polling Locations LINK
  • CO: Arapahoe County - County is confident in election procedures LINK
  • CO: El Paso County - Colorado secretary of state's push affects counties relying on machines LINK
  • IN: Indiana is at center of next year's voter ID debate LINK
  • KS: Democrats accuse GOP of vote 'caging' Republicans deny making list of voters to challenge LINK
  • MS: Some states pushing voter ID laws But many waiting for Supreme Court to rule LINK
  • NJ: NJ considers taking elections away from attorney genera LINK
  • NY: Opinion - Meet deadline for electronic voting machines LINK
  • NY: Opinion - N.Y. should be ashamed of inaction on HAVA LINK
  • NY: Warren County - More workers needed at polls Help America Vote Act calls for disabled access across Warren County LINK
  • OH: Were we misled on high-tech voting machines? LINK
  • OH: Cuyahoga County Welcome New Machines LINK
  • OH: Cuyahoga County predicts next-day election results with new voting system 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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