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AlterNet Links: The Challenges of Voting Reform

AlterNet Headlines for July 30, 2003
http://www.alternet.org

VOTING AND DEMOCRACY: THE CHALLENGES AHEAD
Don Hazen, AlterNet

Voting security irregularities have put the populace on edge. The solution? Push hard on reform opportunities now, and don't stay home on Election Day.
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16508

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THE THEFT OF YOUR VOTE IS JUST A CHIP AWAY
Thom Hartmann, AlterNet

Are computerized voting machines a wide-open back door to massive voting fraud? A growing number of Americans are saying our votes are too sacred to reside only on computer chips.
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16474

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BEYOND VOTING MACHINES: HAVA AND REAL ELECTION REFORM
Miles Rapoport, AlterNet

The Florida 2000 election proved to Americans of all political persuasions that our election laws are broken. Yet the debacle also created an opening for voting reform that we have not seen for decades.
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16490

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THE VOTING RIGHTS STRUGGLE OF OUR TIME
Kim Alexander, AlterNet

California is at the forefront of the paper trail debate with electronic voting machines. Thanks to a state task force, there's still time to weigh in on the controversy.
http://www.alternet.org/story.html?StoryID=16476

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