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Daily Voting News For June 27, 2008

Daily Voting News For June 27, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

The state of New Mexico has a couple recounts that must be done because of close election results in those races. Previously recounts were accomplished by rereading the memory cards. One candidate in one of the recounts protested this means of finding out the real results of the election. The Secretary of State has now changed the process and the paper ballots will now be recounted. This will happen for all ballots except those from two Cibola County precincts where the ballots came up missing. Those two precincts will have their memory cards read and the Attorney General is considering an inquiry into what happened to the missing ballots....

  • Featured Article: NM revises recount procedure in close races LINK
  • National: Federal Fraud Suit Against Voting Machine Company Withdrawn LINK
  • Arkansas: St. Francis County - Election equipment title transferred to SFCounty LINK
  • California: California secretary of state aims to fine-tune how we vote LINK
  • Colorado: Arapahoe County - County stages Election Day disaster drill LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County – Opinion - Dart pierces voter confidence LINK
  • North Carolina: Editorial: Runoff sets costly record LINK
  • New York: Dutchess County - Voting aids for disabled to cost county $56,000 LINK
  • New York: Ulster County - County Considers Using Untested Scanners LINK
  • Ohio: Election officials asked to use increased security measures LINK
  • Texas: Clint Curtis Testifies at Texas Legislature on the Ease of E-Vote Flipping LINK
  • Virginia: Chesterfield County - Chesterfield Voting Complaint 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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    democracy." The Creekside Declaration March 22, 2008

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