Top Scoops

Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search


Daily Voting News For August 15 and 16, 2008

Daily Voting News For August 15 and 16, 2008

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

In today’s “Featured” article Paul Rieckhoff of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America voices the opinion shared by many veterans, including this writer, with regards to actions by the Department of Veterans Affairs with regards to voter registration help to our nation’s veterans. For some reason the DVA just does not want our veterans to be able to vote....

  • Featured - National: Brain Dead Bureaucrat Watch: VA Blocks Voter Registration at Vets' Hospitals LINK
  • National: Iraq Vet Speaks Out Against VA's Voter Suppression LINK
  • National: Did Washington waste millions on faulty voting machines? LINK
  • National: Hack the Vote
    Five ways Internet tricksters could tamper with the 2008 elections. LINK
  • National: 'Stealing America: Vote by Vote' LINK
  • National: SysTest Labs under Fire For Shoddy Methods & Collusion with Vendors LINK
  • National: When ballot access goes AWOL LINK
  • Colorado: Pueblo County - Cordova leads Butcher LINK
  • Colorado: Pueblo County - Every vote counts; count every vote LINK
  • Colorado: Pueblo County - Recount upholds Cordova victory LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - "Butterfly ballot" still dogs former supervisor of elections in Palm Beach County LINK
  • Ohio: GOP crying foul over absentee-voting law it passed LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio's Election Stolen Again? State May Face 600K Voter Purge in Coming Weeks LINK
  • Ohio: Press Release - Secretary Brunner Helps Boards, Voters with Absentee Voting Guidance LINK
  • Ohio: Franklin County - Elections Board Told How To Reduce Lines At Polls LINK
  • Ohio: Weekend balloting decision left to Brunner
    Franklin County board deadlocks on expanding voting hours at Vets LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Berks County - Berks County prepares for big election turnout LINK
  • Wisconsin: Milwaukee - Officials call for voter registration card checks 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.**


    John Gideon
    Co-Executive Director

    "To encourage citizen ownership of transparent, participatory
    democracy." The Creekside Declaration March 22, 2008

    © Scoop Media

    Top Scoops Headlines


    Any Questions: Scoop Launches New Q&A Website

    It’s an easy way to find out party positions and allows you to view candidates’ answers side by side. It’s also a way for you to make your voice heard this election, and get the parties talking about the things that are important to you. More>>


    Binoy Kampmark: Trump And Afghanistan

    Donald Trump did what US Presidents have done since George W. Bush: commit. Commit, that is, to the mission; commit more promises; and commit more thoughts to blotted paper about the war that never ends in the graveyard of empires. More>>


    Rawiri Taonui: The Maori Election

    The election battle for the Maori seats 2017 opened last year when Maori Party President Tuku Morgan announced a peace deal with the Mana Movement aimed at securing all the Maori seats and holding the balance of power. More>>

    Scoop HiveMind Project: Universal Basic Income - Are We Up For It?

    This is an opportunity for you as one of the 4 million potential funders and recipients of a Universal Basic Income to collectively consider the issue:
    1. Is UBI is a desirable policy for New Zealand; and
    2. How should a UBI system work in practice. More>>


    Lyndon Hood: National Announces Plan To Hit Youth With Big Mallets

    The National party has announced its youth justice policy, which includes a controversial plan for recidivist serious youth offenders to be hit over the head with a comically large rubber mallet. More>>