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'Daily Voting News' for June 13, 2009

Monday, 15 June 2009, 9:54 am | John Gideon

The Iranian Presidential election outcome and aftermath, of course, dominate the news today. We did the best we could to sort through the billions of articles and select some that were informative and varied. But if you want more, they’re easy ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' for June 06, 2009

Monday, 8 June 2009, 11:25 am | John Gideon

Sequoia has agreed to turn over source code and design documents for its electronic voting machine system to the District of Columbia Board of Elections for examination. The Board hopes to discover what caused the software to add 1500 write-in votes to ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For May 21, 2009

Friday, 22 May 2009, 2:21 pm | John Gideon

The debate on photo voter ID in Texas continues to slow cook, and the particular question of Asian names and voter ID may have nationwide implications. Also in today’s news are two government actions (in IL and HI) that show the necessity of citizens’ ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' for May 12, 2009

Wednesday, 13 May 2009, 12:06 pm | John Gideon

The voter ID debate continues in Texas. Tennessee lawmakers are attempting to resurrect an old bill that would require a photo ID to vote and proof of citizenship to register, and would allow deployed troops to fax or e-mail their absentee ballots. .. More >>

'Daily Voting News' for May 06, 2009

Thursday, 7 May 2009, 1:30 pm | John Gideon

Under the current Voting Rights Act, U.S. Department of Justice approval will be needed to implement a newly passed Georgia law requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote, a law which "opponents say would keep the poor, elderly and minorities ... More >>

Daily Voting News For April 24, 2009

Saturday, 25 April 2009, 10:44 am | John Gideon

It appears that there may be some good news coming from Florida. The State House Majority Leader has said that the regressive voter suppression bill will be totally rewritten to remove almost all of the provisions that had any controversy. This change ... More >>

Daily Voting News For April 22, 2009

Thursday, 23 April 2009, 1:05 pm | John Gideon

Sequoia may have a bit of a legal problem in Washington DC to go with their legal problems in New Jersey. Sequoia was served with a subpoena, last September, to provide certain information, including their source code, to a special investigative committee. ... More >>

Daily Voting News For April 19, 2009

Monday, 20 April 2009, 12:17 pm | John Gideon

In my opinion voter suppression is an ugly act. When one party is in power and then pushes legislation that only serves to help to ensure they will stay in power then there is something wrong with our democracy. This is now the case in Florida where ... More >>

Daily Voting News For April 17, 2009

Saturday, 18 April 2009, 2:15 pm | John Gideon

“Announce plans to improve the quality of your equipment.” “Announce plans to guarantee adequate staff to support first deployment of the new equipment.” “Negotiate supportive policies for software licensing fees, especially for small ... More >>

Daily Voting News For April 16, 2009

Saturday, 18 April 2009, 2:14 pm | John Gideon

My apologies for the lateness of DVN this evening but when you lose the Internet you lose all contact with the world it seems. For those of you concerned with the voters right to actually vote I suggest reading the articles concerning Florida’s ... More >>

Daily Voting News For April 15, 2009

Saturday, 18 April 2009, 2:10 pm | John Gideon

The following is one of the stunning revelations in our ‘Featured’ article today. “"Many thousands of ballots that should be in the ballot boxes in your possession don't exist," attorney Bill Risner writes in the 3-page letter to Donald E. Conrad, ... More >>

Daily Voting News For 14th April 2009

Saturday, 18 April 2009, 1:49 pm | John Gideon

From the Minnesota Senatorial court decision: “The overwhelming weight of the evidence indicates that the November 4, 2008 election was conducted fairly, impartially, and accurately. More >>

Daily Voting News For April 12, 2009

Monday, 13 April 2009, 8:43 pm | John Gideon

Today begins a couple days of doing the business of keeping ourselves afloat funds wise. We don’t get any assistance from any other funders. We are not financially supported by PEW or any other foundation. We rely on the public and their small donations ... More >>

Daily Voting News For April 9, 2009

Thursday, 9 April 2009, 2:08 pm | John Gideon

Some ES&S iVotronic DREs used yesterday in Saline Co. Kansas were found to be flipping votes. When asked about the incident the county clerk blamed it on a calibration problem caused during the shipping process from storage to the precincts. Naturally ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For April 07, 2009

Wednesday, 8 April 2009, 11:36 am | John Gideon

Recounts! We have recounts. Minnesota’s Senatorial recount appears to be done, as of today, with Franken gaining more votes than Coleman. The count of the NY-20 absentee ballots will begin tomorrow. This isn’t a recount yet but will probably ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For April 06, 2009

Tuesday, 7 April 2009, 1:52 pm | John Gideon

The criminal investigation hand-count has begun in Arizona. In the lead-up to the count the Attorney General spoke about Internet feed of video from the counting room. It’s a good thing he didn’t say the count would be public or the process would ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For April 5, 2009

Monday, 6 April 2009, 1:14 pm | John Gideon

There are election recounts in Minnesota and New York that have the media’s eyes and ears but we should not forget that there is also a recount beginning next week in Maricopa Co Arizona. In this case it is not an elections recount to decide who/what ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For April 01, 2009

Thursday, 2 April 2009, 3:44 pm | John Gideon

Today is a mixed bag of important news items. One mobile messaging company is predicting that we will be voting via our cell phones, twitter, etc. in just a couple years. There is more from California regarding the decertification of Premier/Diebold 1.18.19, ... More >>

Daily Voting News For March 31, 2009

Wednesday, 1 April 2009, 1:34 pm | John Gideon

Today the CA Sec. of State, Debra Bowen, announced that she will be decertifying the voting system that lost votes in Humboldt Co. This action is being taken after a state investigation that found that the Premier/Diebold voting system violates ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For March 30, 2009

Tuesday, 31 March 2009, 2:10 pm | John Gideon

After this Wednesday evening’s “Daily Voting News” we will be taking a well-deserved hiatus to attend a conference. DVN will resume on Sunday evening.... More >>

 

 

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