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'Daily Voting News' For July 31, 2008

'Daily Voting News' For July 31, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

It has been a couple weeks since we reminded all of our subscribers that voter registrations and voter registration data bases have been a huge problem during the primary elections. There is no reason to believe that they will not be a huge problem in November. One of the only ways to ensure a voter is registered is for that voter to check their registration. We recommend every voter check now and then check again just before the voter’s state registration closes before November. You can find out the date that your state is closing registration and who to check to ensure your registration is still HERE: ...

  • National: Movie Review - Stealing America: Vote by Vote LINK
  • National: It's the Election, Stupid LINK
  • National: A Tale of Three (Electronic Voting) Elections LINK
  • National: Bysiewicz praises U.S. House Committee passage of bill repealing V.A. ban on voter registration LINK
  • National: Vote-tampering a direct assault on democracy and freedom LINK
  • National: Verified Voting.org Warns New Feinstein/Bennett Legislation Is Step Backward LINK
  • Arizona: Yavapai County - Voting machines get final tune-up before primary LINK
  • California: L.A. Registrar 'Not Closed to Idea' of 'Pilot Project' to Hand-Count Paper Ballots LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Activists scrutinize West Palm Beach ballots to gauge vote flub LINK
  • Georgia: Counties posted wrong information on voter registration LINK
  • Hawaii: Paperless voting considered
    Neighborhood Board Commission weighing online, phone ballots LINK
  • New York: Malfunctioning machines cause ire LINK
  • New York: Testing of New Voting Machines Behind Schedule LINK
  • Ohio: Franklin County - New director will face first ballot in 3 months LINK
  • Ohio: Greene County - Electronic voting questioned LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Panel seeks to prevent voter disenfranchisement LINK
  • Texas: Brazoria County - County OKs $268,000 for new voting machines LINK
  • Utah: Bill would back voters verifying ballot LINK
  • Utah: Groups praise voting measure 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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