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'Daily Voting News' For March 28 and 29, 2009

Monday, 30 March 2009, 5:55 pm | John Gideon

“Our voting machines cannot be hacked.” “Our voting system is not hooked up to the Internet so it is secure.” We hear this time and time again from the vendors and from election officials. Yet if it uses computers and they use software they ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For March 26, 2009

Friday, 27 March 2009, 5:05 pm | John Gideon

Today’s ‘Featured’ article begins, “Florida’s Department of State is proposing a few strategically placed words that would gut Florida Statute 104.29, a brief but powerful law that currently offers Florida citizens their greatest protection for ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For March 24, 2009

Thursday, 26 March 2009, 3:08 pm | John Gideon

In our ‘Featured’ article Greg Gordon of McClatchy News reports on a presentation given during an Election Assistance Commission hearing last month. The presentation was given by an ex-CIA official concerning the use of electronic voting machines ... More >>

Daily Voting News For March 25, 2009

Thursday, 26 March 2009, 2:11 pm | John Gideon

In our ‘Featured’ article Greg Gordon of McClatchy News reports on a presentation given during an Election Assistance Commission hearing last month. The presentation was given by an ex-CIA official concerning the use of electronic voting machines ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For March 23, 2009

Tuesday, 24 March 2009, 3:10 pm | John Gideon

We are still waiting on a court ruling from Minnesota. In the meantime here is a mixed-bag of voting news articles. ... National: Diebold admits voting system flaws E-voting manufacturer says votes could be changed undetected LINK More >>

'Daily Voting News' For March 21 and 22, 2009

Monday, 23 March 2009, 1:52 pm | John Gideon

The summary of this weekend’s “Featured Article” says; “We live in a world of complex computerized systems -- medical equipment such as MRIs and CAT scans; flight control software; an automotive fuel injection system; the databases that ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For March 18, 2009

Thursday, 19 March 2009, 4:09 pm | John Gideon

Yesterday the s**t hit the fan for Diebold/Premier in California and the splatter may be even more widespread than just in California. If you think that is a bit graphic then read the articles from California about the revelations that came from the public ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For March 17, 2009

Wednesday, 18 March 2009, 1:57 pm | John Gideon

Dia duit! [Good day] The Irish government spent 52 million Irish pounds for DRE voting machines made by Nedap a few years ago. This was done over the objections of the minority parties. Since that time computer scientists proved the machines to be dangerously ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For March 16, 2009

Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 3:10 pm | John Gideon

If it wasn’t for VoterID and PhotoID news there wouldn’t be much news at all this evening. There is a bad precedent being set, however, in New York where New York City school council elections are being held over the Internet. The company ... More >>

Daily Voting News For March 15, 2009

Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 11:13 am | John Gideon

This weekend finds a short list of articles on varied subjects. I’d like to suggest that all of you read the ‘Featured’ article. It’s amazing how one activist can be so poorly treated by county employees who are clearly concerned that they ... More >>

Daily Voting News For March 12, 2009

Friday, 13 March 2009, 3:10 pm | John Gideon

The Al Franken attorneys rested their case in Minnesota today. Now there is an expected few days of closing arguments and statements and the judges begin deliberation. Meanwhile Franken has picked-up a few more votes and is now around 270 votes ahead of Norm ... More >>

Daily Voting News For March 11, 2009

Thursday, 12 March 2009, 2:06 pm | John Gideon

It has been called to my attention that when I speak about the issue of ‘Voter ID’ I really mean ‘Photo ID’. Most, if not all, states require that a voter show some form of ID when they go to the polls to vote. That is a requirement that ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For March 05, 2009

Friday, 6 March 2009, 2:41 pm | John Gideon

A Premier Election Solutions spokesman, Chris Riggall, has finally spoken about the California Secretary of State’s report on the discovery of violations of the accuracy standards required by federal law and violations of the voting systems standards. ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For March 04, 2009

Thursday, 5 March 2009, 3:07 pm | John Gideon

On the heels of yesterday’s announcement of a letter to the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and a full report on the findings of an investigation by the California Secretary of State’s office, we have articles from Kim Zetter in her blog for Wired ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For March 03, 2009

Thursday, 5 March 2009, 11:29 am | John Gideon

Yesterday the California Secretary of State released a letter to the Election Assistance Commission and a report of their findings with regards to the problem discovered in early December in Humboldt Co. with Diebold GEMS v. 1.18.19. The letter actually ... More >>

'Daily Voting News' For March 02, 2009

Tuesday, 3 March 2009, 8:45 pm | John Gideon

Lots more from Minnesota today. The Coleman lawyers have rested and now it is the Franken camp’s turn to present their case. They claim they will not take as much time as Coleman’s side. Time will tell.... More >>

Daily Voting News' For February 28 & March 01, 09

Tuesday, 3 March 2009, 8:34 pm | John Gideon

Daily Voting News' For February 28 and March 01, 2009 Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org More >>

Daily Voting News For February 23, 2009

Tuesday, 24 February 2009, 2:04 pm | John Gideon

Tonight’s “Featured” article begins: “The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) works for the People. They don't work for special interests. They don't work for the voting system vendors. The EAC has an obligation, spelled out in their past ... More >>

Daily Voting News For February 19, 2009

Sunday, 22 February 2009, 1:00 pm | John Gideon

Again a majority of the election news is coming from Minnesota. Both the Franken and Coleman camps are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in court and the tax payers are surely footing the bill for a large part of the cost. Eventually the ... More >>

Daily Voting News For February 19, 2009

Thursday, 19 February 2009, 2:17 pm | John Gideon

Lots of news today. Ex-New Mexico SoS Rebecca Vigil-Giron has some questions to answer regarding use of funds for elections when she was in office. Colorado is talking more about going to all-paper voting in the future. Utah legislators seem to have ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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