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'Daily Voting News' For January 09, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org "Voting machines are different from other things bought by a government. In purchasing voting equipment, election officials must rely heavily on the integrity, honesty and reliability of the vendor selling them this equipment."--Gary Greenhalgh, VP ES&S. The same Gary Greenhalgh who was President of the Election Center and worked for convicted felon Ransom Shoup of Shouptronic fame and with MicroVote, another voting machine company with a checkered past. / "The 2006 election was a success: Most of the millions of Americans who cast their ballots did so with confidence. Despite some isolated problems, exit polls showed that in 98 percent of U.S. jurisdictions, the process worked so well that voter confidence rose to levels not seen since before Election 2000." This according to EAC Commissioner and Chief Blower of Smoke, Paul DeGregorio....
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  • NAtional: E-voting controversy overcasts its success LINK
  • NAtional: The Ciber Report? The EAC Now Admits It Really Exists LINK
  • CA: NEW: E-voting critic tapped as deputy secretary of state LINK
  • CA: New Bowen Deputy Forced Schwarzenegger to Pay Millions LINK
  • CA: CA-50 - Appeal Heard on CA50 Election Case LINK
  • CO: Logan County - Goodbye to a public servant 3-term county clerk elects to leave office on her own terms LINK
  • CO: Montrose County - Election judges' report mixed LINK
  • FL: Supreme Court refuses to hear paper trail suit LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Florida Voters Challenge Judge's Shutdown of Election Investigation LINK
  • IA: Iowa General Assembly Urged to Upgrade Election Procedures LINK
  • IL: Cook County - Part of vote blame on Orr Election report faults county clerk, technology firm LINK
  • IL: Cook County - Panel: County clerk, voting-machine maker to blame for glitches LINK
  • NY: Delaware County - Group plans forums on voting machines LINK
  • UT: Orem to look at using old punch cards for elections LINK
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