She's getting screwed. Lawyers for Democratic House candidate Christine Jennings threw down the gauntlet yesterday, asking a state court to secur
November 13, 2006

She's getting screwed.

Lawyers for Democratic House candidate Christine Jennings threw down the gauntlet yesterday, asking a state court to secure electronic voting machines and data used in the election. The move would preserve the equipment in Florida's Sarasota County for scrutiny by Jennings' legal team. A hearing on the suit is scheduled for this afternoon.---Update: The judge granted the Jennings campaign request to secure the voting machines today.

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A Herald-Tribune survey of officials who ran Sarasota County polling places shows that voting problems were widespread and many voters were frustrated in attempts to vote in the District 13 congressional race.

More than one-third of precinct officials responding said they received complaints that voters struggled to get their votes to register.

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