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'Daily Voting News' For February 20, 2008

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org Today New Jersey media reported that some Sequoia Advantage voting machines used in that state's primary election on February 5 were not accurately reporting vote totals. The totals found in the memory were not the same as the totals reported on the internal paper-record. According to the media this was found in at least 5 counties. Sequoia tried to pass this off as an anomaly but one official would not accept this minimization of the problem as she corrected Sequoia --Initially, when I called Sequoia they said it was an anomaly. And I said, 'Excuse me. It's not. It's an error,'" she said. ...
  • NAtional: Diebold Names Senior Diebold Officials to 'New Independent' Diebold Election Division Board LINK
  • CA: Riverside County - Local Super Tuesday Votes Long from Being Completely Counted LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Photo IDs Lead To Credible Elections LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Decision Due On Vote System Disabled Haven't Vetted LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Vote Centers idea seems unnecessary LINK
  • NJ: Primary election raises new questions about electronic voting LINK
  • NJ: Machines get vote of no confidence after errors in primary LINK
  • NJ: Sequoia E-Voting Machines Reporting Inaccurate Totals in New Jersey LINK
  • NM: Anne Kass Guest Blog: The NM Caucus & Privatized Elections LINK
  • NM: A top state Democratic Party official resigns after NM election snafus LINK
  • NY: DREs Lose Round Two LINK
  • NY: NYC Recount Underway For Democratic Primary LINK
  • NY: Mike Bloomberg Claims Vote 'Fraud' LINK
  • OH: Judge Who Sided with Ohio SOS in Paper Ballot Authority Scuffle May Be in Violation of Judicial Conduct Code LINK
  • OH: Judge: Paper Is A Must LINK
  • OH: Ohio Secretary of State looks into voting machines LINK
  • OH: Experts to visit OU, hear public's voting concerns LINK
  • OH: Butler County - Study finds county voting system vulnerable LINK
  • PA: Centre County - Editorial - College voters need Nov. paper trail LINK
  • PA: Lackawanna County - County sticks to e-vote plan LINK
  • PA: Somerset County - Somerset gears up to count absentee ballots LINK
  • TX: Bell County - Voting machine helps handicapped voters LINK
  • TX: Fort Bend County's election chief quits His resignation comes a week after he criticized voting machines LINK
  • TX: Fort Bend County - Election head steps down LINK
  • TX: Waller County - Thousands march in Prairie View for voting rights LINK
  • WA: King County - Few trail into the polls; some irritated at party oaths LINK
  • WI: Wisconsin primary marked by busy day at local polling locations LINK
  • WI: Turnout is robust 35% would be best since '88; Milwaukee has strong showing LINK
  • WI: Winnebago County - Confusion rankles voters who fail to cast presidential vote LINK
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