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'Daily Voting News' For February 23, 2008

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org Mercer Co New Jersey election officials have found that 5% of their Sequoia Advantage Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) voting machines reported the incorrect post election data. Vote totals were properly reported (as well as anyone can tell from a DRE) but party totals were incorrect on 30 of the counties 600 machines. This is the same problem reported by five other counties in the state all with regards to results of the "Super Tuesday" primary. Though the vote totals may have been correct every machine attributed one Democratic vote as being a Republican vote. Naturally the Sequoia spokeswoman, Michelle Shafer, did all she could to minimize the problem while misinforming the public that all votes were counted properly, a fact that she cannot know. Finally some county officials are beginning to get uneasy about these machines. It's about time....
  • NAtional: Precinct Hiccups Blamed on Poor Training LINK
  • CA: State official says few delays resulted from ballot decision LINK
  • CO: Clerks hold out hope for optical scanner LINK
  • CT: Good Bye Manual Recounts - No Paper No Problem LINK
  • IN: Delaware County Election Board investigates ballot difference For unknown reasons, a ballot count certified by the election board after the November election and a ballot count certified by the recount commission in December are different. LINK
  • IN: County may cut polling sites Tight budget prompts move, but result may be smoother election LINK
  • NC: Some counties to open additional early voting sites LINK
  • NJ: Mercer County - County finds vote errors Discrepancies discovered in 5% of machines LINK
  • NY: Chautauqua County - N.Y. set to order voting machines LINK
  • OH: Five Things to Keep an Eye on in Ohio LINK
  • OH: Supreme Court to decide on paper ballots LINK
  • PA: Bucks County Pennsylvania is Clueless LINK
  • TN: States may get voting-machine money Official says federal pool may be used to replace touch screens LINK
  • VA: Chesterfield County - Chesterfield's election count OK, officials say LINK
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