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'Daily Voting News' For February 14, 2008

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org There are about 1 Million ballots still to be counted in California not including the "Double Bubble" ballots in Los Angeles Co that may or may not be counted. New Mexico is still counting ballots since their "Super Tuesday" state caucus. The Colorado Senate Majority Leader intends on filing legislation that would require the state's August primary and November general election to be done on paper ballots and not e-voting machines. He has the support of the Governor. Colorado Secretary of State Coffman is now facing two ethics complaints filed yesterday. Ohio Secretary of State Brunner is in court today where a judge will decide whether she has the power to require counties like Union Co to offer paper ballots at the polls. ...
  • AL: DeKalb County - Judge wants more election help LINK
  • CA: 1 million votes still untallied in California LINK
  • CA: Officials still counting ballots Thousands remain uncounted in Napa and Solano counties LINK
  • CA: Humboldt County - Humboldt Dems Call For Hand-Counting Paper Ballots LINK
  • CA: Los Angeles County - How to Count L.A. County's 'Double Bubble' Debacle Ballots Accurately and Immediately LINK
  • CO: No voting machine waiver, county officials told LINK
  • CO: Voting system hearing Tuesday LINK
  • CO: Watchdog group files complaint against Coffman LINK
  • CO: Ethics Watch files complaint against Sec of State LINK
  • CO: Gordon previews ballot bill LINK
  • CO: Montrose County officials work to be taken off elections watch list LINK
  • FL: CD-13 - GAO Report on Sarasota Lost Votes "Fatally Flawed," According to Researchers LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Elections Boss Favors Voting System Firm That Was Diebold LINK
  • IN: Boone County will buy voting machines from Indy firm LINK
  • IN: Marion County - Voting procedure changed as special election approaches LINK
  • IN: Marion County - All polls to get touch screens for March 11 LINK
  • KY: Hardin County to use old-fashioned voting LINK
  • MA: Watertown - Council to state: Check our voting Disputed fall election prompts probe request LINK
  • MD: Confusion, bad weather and late starts plague primary voting LINK
  • MD: Extended polling hours concern election officials LINK
  • MD: Garrett County - Garrett election officials misinterpreted state law LINK
  • MS: Jackson County - Our Opinion: Paper trail gives voters confidence LINK
  • NC: Hanover County - One-stop voting expanded for 2008 elections LINK
  • NM: Democrats counting provisional ballots, recheck canvassed results LINK
  • OH: Cuyahoga County - $22 Million Voting Machines Sit In Storage For Election LINK
  • OH: Lucas County - Absentee ballot glitch in Lucas County could allow Democratic voters to choose both presidential candidates LINK
  • OH: Marion County - No real answers offered for paper ballot questions Elections board left scratching heads after meeting LINK
  • OH: Union County - Court to hear argument that elections chief overstepped authority LINK
  • PA: Lackawanna County - Voting machines OK'd LINK
  • WV: More registering non-partisan Change in primary could be reason LINK
  • WV: Electronic voting machines are trustworthy LINK
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