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Daily Voting News For June 10, 2008

Daily Voting News For June 10, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Two unsuccessful candidates for Bullock Co Alabama commissioner have requested that the state Attorney General investigate absentee vote irregularities in the June 3 election. Both candidates won by large margins at the polls. In both cases the candidates lost after an unusual number of absentee ballots were cast and the results were just the opposite. One of the winning candidates admitted that he and his family "helped" Bullock County residents apply for absentee ballots, but he claimed it was not done to "break any laws." One has to wonder how much money changed hands from candidate to voter. ...

  • AL: Bullock Co. hopefuls claim vote problems LINK
  • Alabama: Marshall County - Recount requested LINK
  • Arizona: Woman, 97, Battles Voter ID Law LINK
  • California: San Joaquin County - Grand jury: S.J. elections better LINK
  • Florida: Elections offices nailing down process to check voting machines' results LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - 3rd vote system in 8 years touted as 'end of the line' LINK
  • Indiana: Johnson Co. scrambling to replace voting machines destroyed in flood LINK
  • Mississippi: Jones defends vote against voter ID LINK
  • New Jersey: ACLU asks voting machine tests be made public LINK
  • New Jersey: ACLU-NJ Demands End to Voting Machine Gag Order LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County may have to cut budget, staff to pay for elections LINK
  • South Carolina: Voting going smoothly but slowly LINK
  • South Carolina: Spartanburg County - At the polls: 10 precincts hope to trim wait times 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

    "To encourage citizen ownership of transparent, participatory
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