09 November 2006

Dist. 13 voting analysis shows broad problem

A review of Sarasota County voting results shows that in almost every precinct a high percentage of voters didn't cast ballots in the hotly contested 13th Congressional District, a trend that likely affected the outcome of the race.

Democrat Christine Jennings lost to Republican Vern Buchanan by 368 votes, making it the second closest congressional race in the country.


Sarasota voters report touch-screen woes


MoveOn offering $250k for evidence of voter fraud

The political action committee, MoveOn.org, is offering a $250,000 reward for material evidence leading to a felony conviction for an organized effort of partisan voter suppression or electronic voting fraud.


Faults and dirty tricks hit results

Problems with electronic voting machines and allegations of ballot rigging and intimidation triggered a flurry of dirty tricks accusations from both sides today.


18,000 votes in U.S. House race may be lost

The latest Florida election whodunit, replete with a razor-thin vote margin and a looming recount, played out here Wednesday as state and county officials were at a loss to explain why 18,382 votes weren't cast or recorded in the nationally watched congressional race to replace Katherine Harris.


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