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Daily Voting News For October 9, 2006

Daily Voting News For October 9, 2006

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

'The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and its partners are currently recruiting volunteers for the 2006 national Election Protection program. Election Protection, the nation's largest non-partisan voter protection coalition, is led by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the NAACP, the National Bar Association, and People For the American Way Foundation. Election Protection provides direct voter assistance through our toll-free hotline, 866-OUR-VOTE, and through legal field programs in targeted states.' 'Volunteer attorneys, paralegals, and law students are needed in Washington, DC, New York, and San Francisco to staff the national voter hotline on Election Day, Tuesday, November 7th (6:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight EST) and Monday, November 6, 2006 (8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST).' – See directly below....

  • National: 2006 Election Protection Project LINK
  • National: Demand For Emergency Paper Ballots Grows LINK
  • National: Georgia Tells Voters Photo ID Necessary to Vote This Year Despite Repeated Court Rulings Striking Down Disenfranchising Photo ID Laws in State! LINK
  • National: Lawmakers voice concern over voting machines LINK
  • National: Rules and Loopholes and the Making of a Compromise at the FEC LINK
  • National: Man of the Year: Art Imitates Life LINK
  • California: Alameda County - Lawsuit Casts Doubt on Alameda County Voting Machines LINK
  • Colorado: Wariness varies over voting machine integrity LINK
  • Colorado: Secretary of state candidates to keep an eye on voting machines. Republican expresses confidence in system, Democrat recommends absentee or early voting LINK
  • Colorado: Weld County – Opinion - Polls not the only way to vote LINK
  • Florida: Editorial - Wacky Election Laws Need Fixing LINK
  • Maryland: Montgomery County - A "Security Feature"From Diebold LINK
  • New Jersey: N.J. Voting Upgrade Likely By '08 Ballot LINK
  • Ohio: Van Wert County - Voters now required to present identification LINK
  • Tennessee: Hamilton County - Votes Will Not Be Sent In From The Precincts On Election Night LINK
  • Tennessee: Union County - Vote-buying scheme is alleged 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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