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'Daily Voting News' For July 26, 2006

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org and VoteTrustUSA.Org

A new report, from the National Research Council, is out and it "Blasts Cost, Inadequate and Compromised Testing of E-Voting Systems and Inappropriate Involvement of Voting Machine Vendors". "This is a moment of truth for electronic voting" warns former Republican Governor of Pennsylvania and U.S. Attorney General, Richard Thornburgh. "The report confirmed many of the concerns that voter advocacy groups have been voicing for years and even acknowledged the influence that such groups have gained in the electronic voting debate. "Many of these groups focus on security issues and play an increasingly important role in focusing public attention on the conduct of elections and in stimulating state legislative action intended to mitigate security risks.""...

  • NAtional: New Report Highlights Danger Of E-Voting LINK

  • NAtional: Tech Trouble in the Voting Booth LINK

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  • NAtional: Chicken Littles and voting rights LINK

  • AZ: Use of voting machines not up to him, judge says LINK

  • AZ: AZ Daily Star Editorial Can't See The Quicksand For The Trees LINK

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  • CA: Kern County - Hot line ready for calls on recent voting grief LINK

  • KS: Leavenworth County - New touch-screen voting machine 'easy,' residents say (ES&S iVotronic) LINK

  • KS: Shawnee County - Touchscreens inspected for election (Diebold) LINK

  • MD: Voting challenge denied. Md. Court of Appeals rejects GOP-backed early-election referendum LINK

  • MI: Oakland County - New voting machines may fail, clerk warns (ES&S) LINK

  • MO: Missouri may face voter identity crisis in fall LINK

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  • MO: No voter (with photo ID) left behind LINK

  • MO: Missouri's photo identification law doesn't apply to absentee ballots LINK

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