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Daily Voting News For April 5, 2007

Daily Voting News For April 5, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Today’s top news item, in my mind anyway, is a column written by Bob Koehler who is an editor for Tribune Media Services and is a friend and fellow Election Integrity activist. Today Bob wrote an article about another friend and activist who many of you know, Bernie Ellis. Bernie was one of the movers and shakers in the EI movement in Tennessee and one of the organizers of the “Gathering To Save Our Democracy” in Nashville in 2004. I hope you read and enjoy Bob’s article and that it moves you to help Bernie. Thank you. In other news the Virginia House of Delegates rejected a proposed amendment from the Governor to a bill that would require a phase-out of DRE voting machines and replacement by optical-scan machines. The Governor wanted the legislation to not take effect until July, 2008. If Virginia can vote to ban DREs why is Congress dragging their feet?...

  • NAtional: Devil Weed Dark shadow of ignorance hangs over Bernie's farm LINK
  • National: Feds choose wrong way to protect voting rights LINK
  • National: Fenwick: The Election and Electronic Voting LINK
  • National: Removing Barriers to Voter Verified Paper Ballots Ballot on Demand to Increase Flexibility of Paper Ballot Voting LINK
  • California: Diebold Whistleblower Stephen Heller's First Live Broadcast Interview LINK
  • California: Editorial - Editorial:E-vote review must be careful but quick LINK
  • Colorado: Changes eyed on cleaning voter rolls LINK
  • Colorado: Senate committee backs permanent mail-in ballots LINK
  • Colorado: Craig - City voting goes smoothly Election judges answer questions, aid voters LINK
  • Florida: Fla. felons to regain rights more easily LINK
  • Florida: Florida Clemency Reform Not All It’s Cracked Up to Be, Says ACLU LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Congressmen tells Palm Beach County elections chief to fix election glitches LINK
  • Georgia: Houston County - Board changes voting precincts LINK
  • Kansas: Shawnee County - Confusion over 'win' will spur changes Election office to take steps to prevent similar incident LINK
  • New York: Ulster County - Ulster lawmakers plan to launch education campaign for mail-in voting LINK
  • Ohio: Brunner: Blackwell left office short of funds LINK
  • Ohio: Two big victories boost Ohio's election protection movement LINK
  • Ohio: New voter ID rules LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Elections-panel chief loses bid to stop hearing on his ouster LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Elections board chief fails to block ouster LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Bucks County - Poll workers made mistakes in Nov. election LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Northampton County - Study: County voting can improve Most are happy with election process, but machines are a worry. LINK
  • Virginia: Phaseout of voting devices to begin Lawmakers reject bid for delay in replacing touch-screen machines LINK
  • Wisconsin: Election results available fast, and sometimes not so fast 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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John Gideon Executive Director www.votersunite.org and Member www.votetrustusa.org

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