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Daily Voting News For March 02, 2008

Daily Voting News For March 02 29, 2008

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Is your name on the voter registration list? Have you voted in your state’s primary or will you be voting when the time comes for your state? Are you sure your name is on the voter registration list? Every voter, even if you voted in your state’s primary without any problems, should contact your county election officials and ensure you are registered to vote according to their records and that your name and address are correct in their data base. The best time to do this is later in the year but before it is too late to register if there are any problems. Voter registrations and the voter data bases will be the problem of this election year. Vendors have made a lot of money setting-up state voter registration data bases and there have already been reports of many problems in many states. We encourage every voter to play it safe and make a phone call or visit their county election office. Make sure that when the time comes your vote will be counted and not have to be on a provisional ballot that may not get counted....

  • NAtional: Is Your Name on the Voting List? LINK
  • National: United Technologies Makes Bid for Diebold LINK
  • Colorado: Editorial - Faith in the elections Officials' efforts can inspire it LINK
  • Florida: Martin County - How much will Martin get for old voting machines? County still owes $1.1 million for the touch-screen devices, which cost about $3,300 each new LINK
  • Illinois: Du Page County - Ballot group may have partisan ties Election Commission critic has an agenda, GOP claims LINK
  • Ohio: Voter protection group sets up hot line LINK
  • Ohio: All eyes will be on Ohio to get Election Day right State works to minimize problems LINK
  • Ohio: Paper ballots to delay final primary results LINK
  • Ohio: Belmont County - Late Vote Results Expected LINK
  • South Carolina: Horry County - Horry panel to research voting machine receipts LINK
  • Texas: Brazoria County - More voting machines in place to meet demand LINK
  • Texas: Brazoria County - Officials preparing for high voter turnout LINK
  • Texas: Collin County - Dem Voting and Caucus Problems in Texas on March 4th LINK
  • Texas: Nueces County – Voting Machine Mix Up LINK
  • West Virginia: Cole says Cabell's voting system is ready for elections 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

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