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Daily Voting News For March 14, 2008

Daily Voting News For March 14, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

It has been pointed out to me that many states allow you to check your voter registration on-line. Here is a list of those states with links. Again we encourage every voter to ensure they are still registered to vote and that their registration is correct in all regards.

It appears that Colorado is getting closer and closer to a paper-ballot election this November. One of the driving forces is a concern that the state will, again, face a law suit from the voters if they don’t change to paper ballots. The Governor is concerned enough about making the change that he has doubled the amount of funds that can be spent to make the conversion in the state....

  • NAtional: Details of a possible delegate plan under discussion: LINK
  • National: "He Said, She Said" at the EAC LINK
  • National: Do Dogs Vote in St. Louis? Senators Spar over the Need for Voters to Show Photo ID LINK
  • California: San Bernardino County - In some S.B. County precincts, who voted how is not hard to know LINK
  • California: San Joaquin County - Election workload rises as voters wait to decide LINK
  • Colorado: SPEAKOUT: Paper ballots way to go LINK
  • Colorado: Fear of suit aids paper-ballot push Coffman says threats should not be the motive for state laws, but backers say their claims are not frivolous. LINK
  • Colorado: Ritter doubles money available for paper ballots LINK
  • Colorado: Colo. Mulling $11M for Paper Ballots LINK
  • Colorado: Clerks hold firm on paper ballots LINK
  • Florida: Florida Democrats Urge A 2nd Primary, in June Ballots Would Be Sent Out 2 Weeks Before LINK
  • Florida: Architect of Florida Mail-In Vote Says Its Chances Are Poor LINK
  • Florida: Florida congressional delegation strikes down Dems' plans for primary do-over LINK
  • Indiana: E-Vote: Vote Center Concept Proposed for Indiana LINK
  • Massachusetts: Our view: People need confidence in election results LINK
  • Michigan: Dems near deal on Michigan primary do-over LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio Faces $64 Million Question Should Touch-Screen Voting Machines Be Dumped? LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County: Election board tests optical-scan voter tabulating machines today 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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