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Daily Voting News For August 13, 2008

Daily Voting News For August 13, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

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. We urge voters who find themselves purged from the registration roles to write a letter of complaint to their local Board of Supervisors, especially their own representative, with a CC to their SoS, the local newspaper Editor, and their congressional members. If those responsible for representing the citizenry start receiving such letters they might act to eliminate the cause. You can find out the date that your state is closing registration and who to check to ensure your registration is still HERE. You should also give 1-866-OUR-VOTE a call and report the incident to them. They may be able to assist you on the legal side [See our Featured article]...

  • Feature - National: Nation's Largest Nonpartisan Voter Protection Coalition Launches 2008 General Election Hotline in Advance of Historic Election LINK
  • National: Vote Fraud 2008: See the Movie LINK
  • Colorado: Mail dents voter turnout
    Election officials see major shift in state balloting LINK
  • Colorado: Public can watch tonight's vote counting LINK
  • Colorado: Denver - Voting much easier this time around LINK
  • North Carolina: Guilford County - Lines to vote may be long in November LINK
  • New York: Good News for New York LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio Secretary of State Opposes Opening Lawsuit Alleging Theft of 2004 Election LINK
  • Ohio: ’04 Election Apologists Still Unmoved By Mountain of Evidence: Columbus Dispatch Ignores Facts LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio voting law may be a boon for Obama supporters LINK
  • Ohio: Butler County - Will all votes be counted in election? LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County - Voting units contracted
    County to spend $1M on optical scan machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County - Commissioners OK voting system LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County to get new voting machines LINK
  • Wisconsin: Workers from Community Voters Project implicated in voter fraud LINK
  • Wisconsin: Partisan fighting over voter fraud continues 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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