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Daily Voting News For September 13, 2008

Daily Voting News For September 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 good HERE: ...

  • National: Opinion - Voter registration could offer ID thieves opportunity to steal personal information LINK
  • National: Bev Harris predicts Election Day chaos, with trouble already brewing in Ohio LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Now There Are Too Many Ballots LINK
  • Mississippi: Miss. Supreme Court to consider ballot dispute LINK
  • Mississippi: Hosemann ballot is overturned LINK
  • New York: New voting machines get little use during primary LINK
  • Ohio: Will your vote count? LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio Republicans Use Lawsuit To Fight for State's Crucial Votes LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio secretary of state prevents vote caging LINK
  • Washington DC: Got a ‘Verifiable Paper Trail’ for Those Phantom Voters? LINK
  • Wisconsin: Wisconsin attorney general demands checks of voter ID LINK
  • Wisconsin: Van Hollen's lawsuit will muck up election, voting officials say LINK
  • Wisconsin: Observers fear Van Hollen’s election lawsuit will cause problems 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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