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Daily Voting News For June 7, 2008

Daily Voting News For June 7, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Tennessee has joined the growing list of states that require a paper trail for use in recounts and random audits. The governor has signed legislation that requires all systems purchased after Jan. 1 to be precinct-based optical scan systems. We congratulate the Tennessee activists who have made this all happen. ...

  • NAtional: Nelson bill would abolish Electoral College LINK
  • National: Americans Ponder Accuracy of Electoral Process LINK
  • California: Primary turnout lowest on record
    With no high-profile issues on the ballot, many state voters decide to sit this one out LINK
  • Colorado: Confidence in vote system a wild card
    Uncertainty swirls as elections loom LINK
  • Colorado: Voting system testing begets controversy LINK
  • Michigan: Benzie County - Tribe moving forward to resolve vote issues LINK
  • New Jersey: State Officials Inspect Polls for Disability Access LINK
  • Tennessee: Tennessee voting machines must create paper trail 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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