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'Daily Voting News' For January 27, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of The Election Assistance Commission and Commissioner Paul DeGregorio make every attempt to convince the voter that 98% of them had confidence in the last election, even pointing to a fictitious exit poll as evidence. The Fort Worth Star Telegram [see below] correctly reports, "After a year in which voters across the state expressed a lack of confidence in election returns, several lawmakers are pushing measures including a backup system for electronic voting machines, last-minute registration and required proof of citizenship."...
  • NAtional: EAC Response: The Facts About Voting System Test Labs LINK
  • NAtional: Response to "The Facts About Voting System Test Labs" LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Deal frees 800 machines for March election LINK
  • IL: Chicago - Chicago Elections Board sued over data breach It released 1.3M Social Security numbers on 100 computer disks LINK
  • NY: New York Won't Replace Voting Machines by the Fall LINK
  • NY: State unlikely to use new voting machines before '09 LINK
  • NY: Saratoga County - County dusts off old voting machines LINK
  • OH: Official Proposes 'Drafting' Poll Workers to Ease Problems LINK
  • OH: Brunner outlines goals; mail-in only for issue-only elections LINK
  • OH: Make staffing polls like jury duty, secretary of state will propose LINK
  • TX: Election tuneup is called priority LINK
  • TX: Washington County - Commissioners to look at standardized charges for voting machine rental LINK
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