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Daily Voting News For June 2, 2008

Daily Voting News For June 2, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Besides the presidential primaries in South Dakota and Montana there are primary elections in many states across the nation. Most of those elections are reported to be low turn-out affairs. New Mexico is reporting problems with their state-wide voter database. If the database can’t handle a low-turnout election what will happen in November?

Premier (Diebold) has decided to file suit against Cuyahoga Co. Ohio so the company can get a ruling that they fulfilled their contract with the county. The lawsuit, filed in a more friendly Franklin Co., is a pre-emptive strike against Cuyahoga which had threatened to sue Premier....

  • NAtional: Electronic Verification for E-voting: A Dead End for Voter Confidence LINK
  • National: History of Ranked Choice Voting LINK
  • Alabama: Voting machines fixed quickly LINK
  • California: San Diego County - County registrar: Few voting problems at polling places LINK
  • Colorado: Morgan County Clerk helps with election fix LINK
  • Florida: Okaloosa County – Operation Bravo LINK
  • Mississippi: Voter ID bill flops again in Miss. House LINK
  • New Mexico: Computer Problems Hampering Some Voting Locations LINK
  • New York: Monroe County - Documentary highlights controversy around electronic voting LINK
  • Ohio: Athens County - Adkins seeks records from elections board LINK
  • Ohio: Voting-machine company sues Cuyahoga County 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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