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Daily Voting News For August 31, 2006

Daily Voting News For August 31, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of and VoteTrustUSA.Org

Under pressure from activists Blackwell has decided to stop any plans to destroy 2004 voting records for several months at least. This seems to be a win for those who are still looking going through the mounds of data. / Ballot access (whether a person or party have the right to be named on the ballot) issues seem to be picking up in the courts. / Summit Co. Ohio has no money left to run the Nov. general election. They are asking for $1.7M from the county but they are getting a lot of questions in return. ...

  • National: Some Recent and Ongoing Election Law Fights Over Ballot Access: New Skirmishes Could Determine the Balance of Power in Congress LINK
  • National: Op-Ed - Dreaded voting-day bugs LINK
  • Arkansas: Election Costs Reach Almost $3 Million LINK
  • Arkansas: Spring election costs $600,000 over previous ones LINK
  • California: Measure To Improve and Open Up Election Audit Process Heads To Governor LINK
  • California: Bowen Election Reform Bill Heads to Governor LINK
  • California: Alameda County - County seeks poll workers LINK
  • California: Yolo County - County's disabled voters get new private ballots for November LINK
  • Connecticut: The future of voting is soon to change LINK
  • Florida: Escambia County - Early voting and electronic machines make election time a breeze LINK
  • Minnesota: St. James - New voting assistance LINK
  • North Carolina: Wilson County - Elections to educate voters LINK
  • New Jersey: Trenton - Stankiewicz charges election irregularities LINK
  • Nevada: Congressional Election Contest Filed In District Court LINK
  • New York: Chautauqua County - Paper Ballots Are A Step Backward LINK
  • New York: Monroe County - County Elections Officials Wonder What Voting Machines to Buy LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio to Delay Destruction of Presidential Ballots LINK
  • Ohio: Destruction of 2004 Ballots Delayed LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio Delays Destroying 2004 Ballots LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - More money for poll worker training LINK
  • Ohio: Summit County - Summit election board asks county for bailout LINK
  • Ohio: Summit County - Summit board says it lacks funds to handle election LINK
  • Wisconsin: Madison - Testing the new electronic voting system for Madison LINK
  • Wisconsin: Madison - Madison gets ready for electronic voting 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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