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Daily Voting News For May 12, 2008

Daily Voting News For May 12, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Tomorrow is West Virginia’s turn to primary. Unfortunately for the voters WV is totally an ES&S state. Over half of the voters will vote on DREs, though some think that those machines are safer because they include a vvpat printer. As usual we will watch the media for problems in WV counties so you don’t have to....

  • NAtional: Faulty Machines Ready to Count Your Vote
    Based on scientific research, we have a clearer picture of just how vulnerable our American voting system really is. LINK
  • National: Even God couldn't vote in Indiana without proper ID LINK
  • National: Voter ID Battle Shifts to Proof of Citizenship LINK
  • Kentucky: Carlisle County To Use New Voting Equipment In Next Week's Election LINK
  • Missouri: After Indiana ID Ruling: Missouri Rushes to Pass Worst Voting Law LINK
  • Ohio: Brunner to get JFK award
    Secretary of state honored for her steadfast push toward paper ballots LINK
  • Ohio: Was there Election Machine Fraud in Franklin County in the Ohio Primary? LINK
  • Tennessee: Bill would require voting paper trail for all counties LINK
  • Canada: All eyes on New Brunswick and its electronic elections; $800,000 counting system a first in Canada 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
    Co-Executive Director
    VotersUnite.Org
    www.votersunite.org

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