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FL-13: Complaint Filed in Congress

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December 21, 2006

The Orlando Sentinel reports that, as expected, Christine Jennings has filed a formal appeal in Congress to contest the result of Floridaís 13th District race. Meanwhile, back in state court, Dartmouthís Michael Herron testified on behalf of ES&S, the company that manufactured the districtís voting machines and that opposes the Jennings campís efforts to examine the source code of those machines. According to Mr. Herron, the districtís undervote was likely caused by the ballotís confusing design, not by flaws in the ES&S code (see also Tallahassee.com). The Herald Tribune reports that a decision on the source code issue is not expected until Friday at the earliest.

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