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Daily Voting News For September 16, 2008

Daily Voting News For September 16, 2008

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

SAVE R VOTE is a group of election watchdogs in Riverside Co California. Yesterday the group gave the county Board of Supervisors a report that they wrote after pouring over more than 10,000 documents for the past three months. Their report included evidence of elections staff correcting documents to balance ballot inventory; electronic voting machines being delivered up to 11 days before the election, some times to bathrooms [Election law permits officials to deliver voting machines a week before Election Day]; and missing electronic voting cartridges. Of course the county registrar could only do all she could do to minimize the issue. Congratulations to SAVE R VOTE. They got the county supervisors to listen. They have ordered an audit of the Registrar’s office to determine why there were hundreds of violations found. ...

  • Featured - CA: Riverside County - Voter activist group finds fault with June election LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Election watchdog group to present findings to supervisors today LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Election watchdog group wants more training for poll workers LINK
  • California: Riverside County - County supervisors order audit of Registrar’s office LINK
  • National: Post-DNC: Election Protection LINK
  • National: Helping vets vote should be law, senator says LINK
  • National: Rove tricks? McCain absentee ballots raise questions LINK
  • National: Group says some states may be unprepared for Election Day LINK
  • National: E-voting audit guidelines released LINK
  • Colorado: Study shows Colorado vulnerable to some election-day problems LINK
  • Florida: Report: Election officials throughout state ill prepared for voters in Nov. LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Yet Another Election Drama Swirls in Palm Beach County LINK
  • Florida: Palm Beach County - Auditors advise Palm Beach County elections supervisor to fix process before November LINK
  • Hawaii: Voting is ‘secure,’ officials say
    A lawsuit’s claim that systems are vulnerable will not be resolved before the primary LINK
  • Indiana: Delaware County - Guest Column: Too late to put in place early voting center LINK
  • Maryland: Out with the new... ... in with the old LINK
  • Michigan: Obama Team Files Suit Over Alleged Voter Suppression Plan LINK
  • Michigan: Dems File Injunction Against MI GOP 'Vote Caging' Plan For Voters Whose Homes Were Foreclosed LINK
  • Missouri: Voting equipment checks widened LINK
  • Mississippi: Opinion - Barbour, Hosemann playing ballot games LINK
  • New York: Are You Registered to Vote? Really? LINK
  • Ohio: Do you trust your vote to be counted? LINK
  • Wisconsin: Last minute change in Wisconsin election protocol would disenfranchise voters LINK
  • Wisconsin: Lawsuit request to crosscheck ID
    Additional proof of residence may be needed at polls 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

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