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WillYourVoteBCounted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-25-09 07:53 PM
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'Daily Voting News' for June 25, 2009 - Report: Optical scan lower residual than DRE


Optical scan verses DRE touchscreen counties residual rates in North Carolina 2008 Pres Election.
Scatterplot from Professor Mark Lindeman report.


# # # DAILY VOTING NEWS # # #

On a day in which celebrity deaths will capture headlines, we mourn the loss of FL Elections Supervisor, Phyllis Busansky, and honor her lifetime of public service as "an election official with integrity."

No it's not a typo, ACORN brought a lawsuit and won.

AL: Birmingham elections set for August 25 | Birmingham Weekly
http://www.bhamweekly.com/2009/06/24/birmingham-electio... /

CA: County May Use Ranked-Choice Voting in 2010 Elections
http://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com/issue/2009-06-25/art...

CA: Secretary of State Debra Bowen Announces Charges Filed Against Orange County Man for Los Angeles Election Fraud
http://www.sos.ca.gov/admin/press-releases/2009/db09-03...

CA: Latino-rights advocate charged with voter fraud
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2009/06/veteran-l...



FL: Supervisor of Elections Phyllis Busansky dies at 72, after a lifetime of public service
http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/article1012870.ec...

FL: Applicants line up for job, which Gov. Crist will fill
http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/elections/article...

FL: Naming successor to Busansky an opportunity, risk for Crist
http://www2.tbo.com/content/2009/jun/24/naming-successo... /

MN: Help Mpls. Prepare For Ranked Choice Voting
http://kingfield.org/ranked-choice-voting-coming-to-mpl... /

MO: Missouri settles voter registration lawsuit filed by ACORN
http://www.kansascity.com/news/breaking_news/story/1279...

MO: Mo. agency will reform itself to help clients vote
http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/misso...



NC: The Performance of Optical Scanners and DREs in North Carolina's 2008 General Election
http://www.ncvoter.net/downloads/Lindeman_Analysis_NC08...

NJ: Lebanon Mayor, Wife Voted Twice In Primary
http://www.nj.com/hunterdon-county-democrat/index.ssf/2...

NY: Uncertified machines do not serve voters
http://timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=8137...

TX: When is a typo like a veto? When it thwarts a vote
http://www.news-journal.com/news/content/region/legisla...

Afghanistan: Afghanistan's Election Challenges
http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=6176

Iran: $10,000 Reward: Show How the Iranian Election Was "Stolen"
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-naiman/10000-rewar...

Iran: Crunching the numbers
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/KF26Ak04.html

Philippines: Lack of machines slows down voter registration
http://www.bloggen.be/philippinenews/archief.php?ID=362...
"A CITY Commission on Election (Comelec) officer is alarmed over the lack of biometric machines to accommodate the deluge of new registrants."

Philippines: Manual polls loom with contract delay
http://www.bworldonline.com/BW062609/content.php?id=072

Sweden: Irregularities reported in Sweden's EU vote
http://www.thelocal.se/20196/20090622 /



Sweden: Voting Irregularities in Swedish EU Election Negatively Impacted Pirate Party?
http://www.zeropaid.com/news/86490/voting-irregularitie... /

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diva77 Donating Member (999 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-25-09 11:44 PM
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1. Election Fraud or Voter Fraud? I read announcement from Bowen's office
"Debra Bowen Announces Charges Filed Against Orange County Man for Los Angeles Election Fraud"

but what's described in the article sounds like voter fraud to me -- can anyone clarify, please??? :shrug:
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WillYourVoteBCounted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-26-09 12:16 AM
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2. PS, that low residual rate
is on CERTIFIED equipment.

Not perfect, but it has been through the process, unlike what NY is facing.
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