Fwd: Daily Voting News - 16 December 2004

From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joehall_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Thu Dec 16 2004 - 19:37:31 CST

I'm not sure how many of you get John Gideon's (VotersUnite!) Daily
Voting News... there's always a number of gems. They also have RSS
feeds of these stories here: http://www.votersunite.org/news-rss.asp

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From: John Gideon <jgideon@votersunite.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2004 17:27:32 -0800
Subject: Daily Voting News - 16 December 2004
To:

 Another very busy day with articles from all of the usual states.
"Daily Voting News" now has over 90 subscribers and I know many of you
forward it on to mailing lists or put it on your web pages so the
readership is high. Tomorrow we may be a couple hours later than
normal.

 http://www.votersunite.org/info/mess-updujour.asp
  
 Mess-Up Du Jour - Sandoval County, New Mexico. October, 2004.
Sequoia. Touch screens register votes incorrectly.
  
 http://www.freepress.org/columns/display/3/2004/1020
  
 American democracy hangs by a thread in Ohio
  
 http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00230.htm
  
 Statement From General Counsel In NM Recount Effort
  
 http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/politics/2002120738_webreccount15.html
 http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/203999_governor16.html
  
 King Co, WA – County decides to count the newly discovered 573
ballots while deciding to wait on the other 22 new ballots they just
found. Reps likely to sue.
  
 http://www.ohio.com/mld/beaconjournal/10426549.htm
  
 Summit Co., OH – Hand recount has same results as original count
  
 http://washingtontimes.com/national/20041215-112516-4569r.htm
  
 Washington – Reps accuse Dems. of cheating
  
 http://www.heraldnet.com/stories/04/12/16/100loc_recount001.cfm
  
 Washington – New ballots in King Co. and a report that some ballots
were counted twice in Skagit Co. in Nov.
  
 http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2002121139_voterconfidence16m.html
  
 King Co., WA – Errors and accusations have shaken voter confidence
  
 http://www.theolympian.com/home/news/20041216/topstories/50523.shtml
  
 Washington – State law vague on a challenge and legislative actions
to choose the governor, if necessary
  
 http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/news/stories/20041216/localnews/1749550.html
  
 Richland Co., OH – County completes hand recount with no differences
  
 http://www.ilcaonline.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=1246&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0
  
 Conyers Requests Investigation of Fraud in Ohio Vote – A copy of the
requesting letter
  
 http://www.king5.com/localnews/stories/NW_121604ELBgovernor_recountLJ.157e8bce.html
  
 King Co., WA – Republicans ready to go to court over uncounted ballots
  
 http://www.abqjournal.com/elex/273353elex12-16-04.htm
  
 New Mexico - Recount Advocates Appeal Decision; $1.4 Million Is Due Today
  
 http://toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20041216/NEWS09/412160433
  
 Lucas Co., OH – Hand recount matches the machine count
  
 http://www.citizen-times.com/cache/article/editorial/72343.shtml
  
 Asheville, NC - Until voting problems are addressed, confidence in
elections will be hazy
  
 http://www.journal-news.com/news/content/news/stories/2004/12/16/HJN1216RECOUNTFOLLO.html
  
 Butler Co., OH – Recount complete with the hand and machine counts matching
  
 http://www.advertiser-tribune.com/news/story/1216202004_new01recount1216.asp
  
 Seneca Co., OH – Recount complete with the hand and machine counts matching.
  
 http://www.freep.com/news/nw/ohio16e_20041216.htm
  
 Ohio - Conyers wants probe of Ohio recount preparation
  
 http://www.cantonrep.com/index.php?Category=9&ID=198044&r=1
  
 Stark Co., OH – Recount originally found differences but a new
recount of the problem precincts found no differences and that count
matched the hand recount
  
 http://toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20041216/NEWS09/41216013
  
 Hancock Co., OH – Recount complete with hand count NOT matching the machine
 count.
  
  http://rawstory.com/exclusives/kerry_ohio_suit_1215.php
  
 Ohio - The lawyers for Green presidential candidate David Cobb and
Libertarian presidential candidate Michael Badnarik, along with
Kerry-Edwards 2004 have added election tampering to a civil suit filed
against the state of Ohio
  
 http://www.zanesvilletimesrecorder.com/news/stories/20041216/localnews/1749908.html
  
 Muskingum Co., OH – County prepares for recount
  
 http://www.bucyrustelegraphforum.com/news/stories/20041216/localnews/1750962.html
  
 Crawford Co., OH - Recount complete with the hand and machine counts matching
  
 http://www.bluelemur.com/index.php?p=498
  
 Ohio - In interview, Green Party lays out hopes for recount-tampering
civil lawsuit
  
 http://www.gp.org/press/pr_2004_12_15.html
  
 Ohio – Press Release - Affidavit Filed in Ohio on Voting Machine Tampering.
  
 http://www.newarkadvocate.com/news/stories/20041216/localnews/1751464.html
  
 Ohio - Libertarian observer questions recount policy
  
 http://www.mountvernonnews.com/local/121604/recount.html
  
 Knox Co., OH – Recount on machines loses some votes
  
 http://www.amsterdamnews.com/News/article/article.asp?NewsID=3589&sID=3
  
 Federal Standards Needed to Reduce Voter Fraud
  
 http://www.thenews-messenger.com/news/stories/20041216/localnews/1752401.html
  
 Sandusky Co., OH - Recount complete with the hand and machine counts matching
  
 http://www.charlotte.com/mld/charlotte/news/politics/10427840.htm
  
 Gaston Co., NC – What went wrong and what is being done
  
 http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/12-16-2004/0002636382&EDATE=
  
 Press Release – New Populex voting machine that includes a voter
verified paper ballot has been given federal certification
  
 http://www.kgw.com/sharedcontent/APStories/stories/D870T95G0.html
  
 King Co., WA – GOP to sue over the 573 questioned ballots
 http://www.wsoctv.com/news/4002177/detail.html
  
 Gaston Co., NC – Two elections officials resign
  
 http://www.alpineavalanche.com/articles/2004/12/16/news/news03.txt
  
 Brewster Co., TX – County looking at new voting systems for 2005
  
 http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/breaking_news/10432291.htm
  
 California - Secretary of State slammed in audit
  
 http://www.skagitvalleyherald.com/articles/2004/12/16/news/news03.txt
  
 Skagit Co., WA – Ballots were handcounted that had not been
previously counted and some were found that had been counted twice
  
 http://www.commondreams.org/news2004/1216-17.htm
  
 U.S. Constitution Mandates Penalties for States Where Votes Are
Obstructed, Say Greens
  
 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A5310-2004Dec16.html
  
 Ohio – High court throws out challenge to the election. The case will
be refilled tomorrow
  
 http://www.thesunlink.com/bsun/home/article/0,2403,BSUN_19081_3404801,00.html
  
 Washington – Ex-SoS suggests a run-off election for governor.
  
 

 John Gideon
 Information Manager
 www.votersunite.org

 

-- 
Joseph Lorenzo Hall
UC Berkeley, SIMS PhD Student
http://pobox.com/~joehall/
blog: http://pobox.com/~joehall/nqb2/
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