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Daily Voting News For September 29, 2008

Daily Voting News For September 29, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

In a clear victory for Ohio voters a federal judge and the State Supreme Court all agreed that voters can register to vote and vote all on the same day within a week-long period during early voting. The courts found that Secretary of State Brunner had, in fact, correctly interpreted a law passed by the state legislature.

Are you busy on Nov. 4? Of course you are going to vote but how about the rest of the day? Contact your county and volunteer to work for the election department for the day. Be a poll worker or work at the election office supporting the officials. Be involved. ...

  • National: Election Resource: Vote 411 LINK
  • National: Panel calls for use of open source software on voting machines LINK
  • National: Election officials try to recruit younger poll workers LINK
  • Arizona: AZ offers military online voting LINK
  • Arizona: Ariz. offers military online voting LINK
  • California: Riverside County - Students recruited to work the polls LINK
  • Florida: ACLU and Advancement Project Issue Guide to Florida’s “No Match” Laws LINK
  • Florida: More voting foibles ahead for Florida? LINK
  • Florida: Broward County political leaders worry about voting problems if turnout is huge LINK
  • Florida: Broward County - Four-Page Ballots, Few Scanners Could Pose Voting Complications LINK
  • Missouri: Editorial - Bracing for Election Day LINK
  • New York: Lever voting machines being phased out LINK
  • New York: Lewis County - State reviews Lewis Elections Board
    Officials Visit County: Comptroller's office seeking to determine readiness for voting in November LINK
  • New York: Onondaga County - SU groups offer voter registration LINK
  • Ohio: Voting can begin tomorrow LINK
  • Ohio: Republican IT consultant subpoenaed in case alleging tampering with 2004 election LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio Supreme Court upholds early voting window LINK
  • Ohio: Young poll workers sought LINK
  • Ohio: Stay Lifted In ’04 Ohio Election Case, GOP ‘Tech Guru’ Connell Subpoenaed LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Cuyahoga election officials will be ready for big vote - Jane Platten LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Venango County - Deadline nears for voter signup LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Westmoreland County - County rents scanner to tally election ballots LINK
  • Washington DC: Votes of no confidence
    A snafu with electronic voting systems in the Washington, D.C. primaries is another reason why we need backup systems is[sic] we are to have faith in out elections LINK
  • West Virginia: WV voter fraud concentrated in Kanawha County 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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