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'Daily Voting News' For February 10 and 11, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of Ex-New Mexico SoS Rebecca Vigil-Giron was term-limited out of office in Nov. The Governor then named her to a new position as the head of the state's new film museum. Now that job has been put on hold by the Governor until a $3Million shortfall in the SoS office can be explained. // It appears that the state of New Jersey may have violated its state laws when it certified the Sequoia AVC Advantage machines they have been using for years. There is no documentation to show that the system was ever inspected. Also a team at Princeton purchased five of the machines from an on-line government clearance house for $86. The same machines cost one New Jersey county $8000 per machine. The Princeton team put them to good use as they picked the locks within 7 seconds. They quickly learned how to manipulate the software to switch votes....
  • NAtional: Paper trail wanted for voting machines LINK
  • CA: Contra Costa County - Contra Costa elections chief pushes mail-only voting LINK
  • FL: Opinion - Crist's election plan bold, but it carries huge risks LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Columnist - Is study of voting machines flawed? LINK
  • ID: Debating the ballot box Bill that would let counties shift to all-mail voting meets resistance LINK
  • MD: Voting-bill opposition irks senator Elections Board officials speak against his measure for paper record of ballots LINK
  • NJ: N.J. voting machines face twin challenge A lawyer calls them uncertified. A professor calls them easy to rig LINK
  • NJ: Sequoia Touch-Screen Voting Machines Hacked, Found Vulnerable To Vote-Flipping by Princeton University! LINK
  • NJ: Electronic voting machines to get legal challenge LINK
  • NM: Governor puts Vigil-Giron's new job on hold LINK
  • NM: Audit puts Vigil-Giron's new job on hold LINK
  • NM: Deficit in Vigil-Giron's office tops $3 million LINK
  • OH: Cuyahoga County - Ohio's spreading stolen 2004 election scandal claims another victim LINK
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