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'Daily Voting News' For October 16, 2006

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Testing of Liberty Voting machines in Ireland; in July this year, the commission issued a second report revealing flaws in the software central to the system. It found the software could be manipulated to change the outcome of a vote and said tests had eliminated the wrong candidate in some cases. / Meanwhile Netherlands is doing what the US has failed to do. They are forcing NEDAP (Liberty) to make modifications to ensure their machines are secure. / The California SoS has sent a memo to each county reminding them that voters should have the right to use paper ballots and that each county needs to determine the number of ballots that must be delivered to each polling place....

  • NAtional: NAACP to monitor elections following primary problems LINK

  • NAtional: [Dan] Wallach interview transcription LINK

  • NAtional: E-Voting LINK

  • NAtional: Computerized Voter Registration Databases Need a Major Overhaul
    Political scientist Thad Hall says federal standards are required to prevent state electronic registration databases from disenfranchising people. LINK

  • NAtional: Printing receipts at e-voting kiosks ensure voters' rights LINK

  • AZ: Two propositions could change way Arizonans vote LINK

  • CA: Vote-PAD Inc. Files Legal Claim Against California Secretary of State LINK

  • CA: California SoS Declares All State Voters May Opt To Vote On A Paper Ballot In Mid-Term Election LINK

  • CA: Secretary of State Sets Stage for a Repeat of June's Election Disaster in Kern County LINK

  • CO: Denver - Editorial - Absent-minded election effort LINK

  • FL: Voter ID systems erecting new barriers nationwide LINK

  • GA: Lawyers ask judge for new letters on photo ID to 200,000 voters LINK

  • IA: Hamilton County - County Auditor Kim Schaa gets the vote out to Hamilton County LINK

  • IL: Early Voting Begins In Illinois LINK

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