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Daily Voting News For August 30, 2006

Daily Voting News For August 30, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Foreign-born, US citizens have filed a suit in Ohio against a law that could require that they provide citizenship papers at the polls when they go to vote. This seems to be a violation of their right to equal protection. Included in the group bringing suit is the wife of an ex-Governor. / In Missouri a state auditor candidate has requested a state-wide hand recount of his race. The state and county clerks want to do a machine recount only. / Ex-GOP Congressman Bob Barr speaks out against voting machines ...

  • Arizona: Voters now will be required to show specific kinds of ID LINK
  • California: Alameda County - Counties recruit poll workers. New voting system prompts county to begin search for Election Day staff earlier LINK
  • California: Humboldt County - Secretary of state rejects Vote-PAD due to reliability, accuracy LINK
  • California: San Diego County - So much for checks and balances, welcome to absolute power LINK
  • California: San Diego County - Pre-Certification Swearing in by Hastert Terminates All State Legal Authority Over Elections LINK
  • Connecticut: Election officials preview voting machines LINK
  • Florida: Leon County - Early voting: What took it so long? LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - The county attorney believes portions of the petition conflict with state election laws. LINK
  • Florida: Sarasota County - The early bird gets the vote. Lower turnout expected, but voters taking advantage of early voting LINK
  • Georgia: Opinion – Bob Barr - No-confidence vote earned by machines LINK
  • Maryland: Attempt to Attract Uninterested Voters Struck Down LINK
  • Missouri: Lake clerks confident of recount capability. Republican auditor’s primary will be state’s first test of electronic voting machines LINK
  • New York: To Avoid Glitches, Council Pushes For Vote Machine Tests LINK
  • New York: Technical Difficulty. Selecting voting machines must be clear, fair process LINK
  • New York: Dutchess County - Ruling puts elections inspectors in place for Sept. 12 primary LINK
  • Ohio: NYT: Ohio officials prepare to destroy paper ballots from 2004 presidential election LINK
  • Ohio: Foreign-born file election suit LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Elections Board To Spend $700,000 To Train Poll Workers LINK
  • Pennsylvania: New voting machines could affect results. Modern models more likely to confuse voters, study shows. LINK
  • Washington: Snohomish County - No more trudge to the polls LINK
  • Washington: Snohomish County - Get ready to vote by mail LINK

**"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or Scoop.**


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