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'Daily Voting News' For May 18 and 19, 2008

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org 41 voters in Atlanta Texas went to the polls to vote for, amongst other items, a candidate for City Council District 1. Little did those voters know that the city had leased the machines from Cass County and Hart Intercivic had done the ballot programming which contained an error. It turns out that the vendor had programmed the DREs used by the city so more than just citizens of District 1 could vote in that particular race. Rather than 41 votes there was a combined total of 198 votes cast. This is an accuracy issue that was not caused by the voter and is another clear violation of HAVA Section 301(a)(5)....
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  • MA: Plymouth County - Recount affirms: Abington approves another override LINK
  • MD: Maryland Taxpayers Pay Big Money for Controversial E-Voting System LINK
  • NC: Opinion - A costly way to pick a winner Runoff for state labor commissioner shows there's a better way of voting LINK
  • NY: Nassau County - Nassau tests new voting machines LINK
  • NY: Westchester County - Westchester lawmakers approve funding for new voting machines LINK
  • OR: Opinion - Some things lost when voting by mail LINK
  • OR: Oregon's Post Office Primary LINK
  • PA: Requirement that voters identify themselves each time is a solution in search of a problem LINK
  • TN: Opinion - Providing paper trail for ballots makes sense LINK
  • TX: Texas attorney general's two-year effort fails to unravel large-scale voter-fraud schemes LINK
  • TX: Cass County - City discovers error LINK
  • Netherlands - Dutch government bans electronic voting The government of the Netherlands has banned electronic voting machines from future elections because of a risk of eavesdropping. The nation will return to paper voting. LINK
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