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Daily Voting News For April 29, 2008

Daily Voting News For April 29, 2008

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

Today’s wrong-minded Supreme Court ruling on voter ID is not really a surprise but it is still very disappointing and disheartening. I’ve listed a few articles under “NAtional” below even though the ruling affects Indiana only at this time. The ruling will open the flood gates for more states to join the move to disenfranchise voters. It is a sad day....

  • NAtional: Voter Advocate Rush Limbaugh Applauds Supreme Court's 'Huge, Huge, Huge Move to Undercut Democrat Voter Fraud' LINK
  • National: Editorial - Denying Access to the Ballot LINK
  • National: Indiana's Primary First Major Test Of State's Controversial Voter Photo ID Law LINK
  • National: Supreme Court upholds Indiana voting ID law LINK
  • National: Court rejects voter ID challenge; no new grants LINK
  • National: People For: Supreme Court Won’t Stand Up For Voters LINK
  • National: Election Experts: Today’s Supreme Court Ruling Will Add to Long List of Hurdles Already Facing American Voters LINK
  • National: Supreme Court ruling will disenfranchise Indiana primary voters LINK
  • National: Asian American Groups Dismayed by U.S. Supreme Court Decision Upholding Voter ID Law LINK
  • National: Statement from Robert A. Brady, Chairman, Committee on House Administration LINK
  • National: Stealing An Election: The Psychological Impact Beyond the Ballot Box LINK
  • Florida: Election Day in Florida May Look Familiar LINK
  • Florida: League of Women Voters of Florida v. Browning LINK
  • Florida: Broward County - Looks, smells and sounds like dirty dealings LINK
  • Georgia: Ga. voter ID challenge to go forward LINK
  • Indiana: May 6 Snapshot: Indiana LINK
  • North Carolina: May 6 Snapshot: North Carolina LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Westmoreland County - Poll workers put in long day 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.**


    John Gideon
    Co-Executive Director

    "To encourage citizen ownership of transparent, participatory
    democracy." The Creekside Declaration March 22, 2008

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