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'Daily Voting News' For March 02, 2009

Brad Blog - Mon, 2009/03/09 - 9:00pm
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.... CA: Riverside County - Audit shows county's voting machines out of compliance in 8 ...
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The EAC Lied, Lever Voting Machines (Almost) Died

Brad Blog - Mon, 2009/03/09 - 9:00pm
Guest Blogged by Andi T. Novick, Esq. New York is the last state in the nation to have a non-computerized, transparent voting system. We still use immutable, theft-deterring mechanical lever machines to count our votes. (* - Please seen bottom of this article for a quick explanation of how lever machines ...
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Put 'The BRAD SHOW' on the Air!

Brad Blog - Mon, 2009/03/09 - 9:00pm
You, yes you, can put us on the air, three hours a day, five days a week, originating out of San Francisco's great Green960 (KKGN)! All you have to do is vote for us right here! They're adding a new show in the 4p-7p PT slot, and we'd be delighted to do ...
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'Daily Voting News' For February 28 and March 01, 2009

Brad Blog - Sat, 2009/03/07 - 10:00pm
It has been a very slow news weekend. Hope it was good for you.... National: States take on election reform http://www.politicsincolor.com/articles/news/02/27/2009/states-take-election-reform.html CA: Audit calls, despite some missteps, Riverside County Nov. 4 election procedures a success http://www.pe.com/localnews/politics/stories/PE_News_Local_S_audit28.42083d4.html FL: Florida Sen. Bill Nelson backs letting military vote by e-mail http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/orl-loc-capview-01030109,0,2488017.story HI: Mail-in election might stir isle ...
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'Daily Voting News' For February 27, 2009

Brad Blog - Sat, 2009/03/07 - 10:00pm
It appears that Florida is going to join the growing list of states that are thinking about using Internet voting for their military and overseas voters. This is a terrible idea that will end-up costing the tax payers of the state millions of dollars to stand-up the scheme and then ...
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Woodruff Parrots GOP Talking Points to WH Budget Director

Brad Blog - Sat, 2009/03/07 - 10:00pm
Guest blogged by Brad Jacobson of MediaBloodhound In a primer on how to conduct an interview relying almost solely on Republican talking points, PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff discussed the new budget plan with White House Budget Director Peter Orszag on Wednesday night. Woodruff's first question isn't necessarily a Republican talking point, ...
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COLEMAN BUSTED FOR HIDING WITNESS, EMAIL

Brad Blog - Sat, 2009/03/07 - 10:00pm
On Day 1 of the Coleman/Franken U.S. Senate election contest in Minnesota, the Coleman team was busted doctoring evidence. Earlier this week, the Coleman camp was busted having withheld notes from Franken's team, and today, the end of Week 5, "all hell just broke loose in the Minnesota courtroom," according to ...
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In or Near Phoenix? Come Say Hello at Friday's Fundraiser for DFA-Maricopa County!

Brad Blog - Thu, 2009/03/05 - 10:00pm
I'll be appearing at "An Evening with Brad Friedman: Exploring Citizen Journalism, Diversified Media and Election Integrity," emceed by ActionPoint's Cynthia Black tomorrow (Friday, 2/27) in Phoenix at 7pm. It's at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1407 N. 2nd St. in Phoenix, and it's a fundraiser for DFA-Maricopa County! ...
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Spores Used in Attacks Don't Match Those Used by FBI's Purported, Now Deceased 'Anthrax Killer'

Brad Blog - Thu, 2009/03/05 - 10:00pm
Not that we tried to tell ya so, but we tried to tell ya so. As John Byrne now reports, "Anthrax spores don't match dead researcher's samples". We're on the road and off the grid most of today/tonight for duties in Phoenix, so without the time to offer proper context for ...
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'Daily Voting News' For February 26, 2009

Brad Blog - Thu, 2009/03/05 - 10:00pm
What is it about Sequoia’s spokesperson that she sits in court in New Jersey and then writes blog items about her opinion of what happened in court and those opinions are far from what really happened? Perhaps it is alright for her to spin the truth into something else in ...
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EAC Commissioner Rodriguez Resigns

VoteTrust USA - Tue, 2009/03/03 - 10:00pm
Transparency and Voter Access Hallmarks of her TenureCommissioner Rosemary E. Rodriguez today announced her resignation from the U.S. Election Assistance...
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?Top Two? in California

VoteTrust USA - Tue, 2009/03/03 - 10:00pm
This article was posted at Bob Bauer's Blog (http://www.moresoftmoneyhardlaw.com/news.html?AID=1421) and is reposted here with permission of the author.Now a single...
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IEEE Representative Comments on EAC Plans for Voting Systems Guidelines

VoteTrust USA - Tue, 2009/03/03 - 10:00pm
The following open letter was sent along with detailed comments (click here to download (http://www.votetrustusa.org/pdfs/EAC/KanerCommentsFeb202009.pdf)) to the Election Assistance Commission...
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State and County Elections Offices Struggle with Economic Crisis

VoteTrust USA - Tue, 2009/03/03 - 10:00pm
Lay-offs, cutbacks, closings are all on the table to cope with growing deficitsThis report appeared in the Electionline Weekly (http://www.pewcenteronthestates.org/report_detail.aspx?id=49128)...
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Hiatus - Back Soon

VoteTrust USA - Tue, 2009/03/03 - 10:00pm
VoteTrustUSA and the Election Integrity News have been quiet for the last few weeks while we we are re-designing the...
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Maryland Attorney General Gansler Announces $8.5 Million Claim Against Voting System Manufacturer

VoteTrust USA - Tue, 2009/03/03 - 10:00pm
State Seeks to Recover Costs Incurred to Provide Voters an Accurate, Reliable, and Secure SystemAttorney General Douglas F. Gansler today...
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Minnesota: A Recount to Count On

VoteTrust USA - Tue, 2009/03/03 - 10:00pm
This editorial appeared in the Pioneer Press (http://www.twincities.com/opinion/ci_11277905?nclick_check=1) and is reposted with permission.As nonpartisan election integrity advocates with front-row seats...
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Pennsylvania State Supreme Court Allows Voting Rights Case to Proceed

VoteTrust USA - Tue, 2009/03/03 - 10:00pm
State?s Highest Court Denies Pennsylvania Secretary of State Permission to Appeal Lower Court Ruling in Voters? Favor Case Challenging the Use of...
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New Jersey: A Vote for Optical Scan

VoteTrust USA - Tue, 2009/03/03 - 10:00pm
This editorial appeared in The Times of Trenton (http://www.nj.com/printer/printer.ssf?/base/news-0/122934154096780.xml&coll=5).Today, the state Legislature is expected to consider a bill to remove...
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Statement of U.S. Representative Rush Holt To the New Jersey Senate State Government Committee

VoteTrust USA - Tue, 2009/03/03 - 10:00pm
Chairman Scutari, Vice Chair Weinberg, and honorable Members of the New Jersey Senate State Government Committee, thank you for giving...
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