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Daily Voting news For May 15, 2008

Daily Voting news For May 15, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Just yesterday we mentioned that there was not a lot about voting system problems in West Virginia. Today the media woke up and began reporting. Nothing really serious but there were problems reported and probably many more that the media never discovered or cared to ask about.

There may have been fraud in the handling of ballots in a local school council race in Chicago. Losing candidates, all incumbents, have hired an attorney and asked for a new election. ...

  • NAtional: Panel probes election phone jamming plot LINK
  • Arkansas: Benton County - Most early voters favor electronic option LINK
  • Colorado: Ballot-box blues
    Voting-machine critics see a possible November surprise in Colorado LINK
  • Florida: Broward County - Get ready for a pile of paper when you vote this summer and fall LINK
  • Florida: Will Broward County voters pass paper ballot test? LINK
  • Georgia: Help wanted: Young, tech-savvy poll workers needed
    Election officials in metro Atlanta need workers LINK
  • Illinois: Chicago - Incumbents allege fraud
    Juarez LSC election hotly contested LINK
  • Indiana: Opinion - Are voting centers the way to go? LINK
  • Missouri: Missourians: Take Action Now or Lose Voting Rights, Dem Victory LINK
  • Missouri: Photo ID compromise would delay effects until 2010 LINK
  • Tennessee: Bill would require voting paper trail for all counties LINK
  • West Virginia: Berkeley County - Few issues from high voter turnout LINK
  • West Virginia: Paper problems, low turnout in Hancock County primary LINK
  • West Virginia: Fast vote count in Jefferson County votes a surprise LINK
  • West Virginia: Mercer County - Too little, too late — Election night count must be improved LINK
  • West Virginia: Wood County - A few problems on Election 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.**

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    John Gideon
    Co-Executive Director
    VotersUnite.Org
    www.votersunite.org

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

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