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'Daily Voting News' For November 19, 2008

'Daily Voting News' For November 19, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

We have another report today from Connecticut and the UConn memory card tests that are done in that state regularly. These are Premier/Diebold memory cards and 9% of the cards inspected failed for various reasons including that some contained additional random data.

The recount of ballots for the Senator from Minnesota has begun. Already some new numbers are coming from at least one county. And in Alaska the decision seems to have been made and the voters have been heard. That leaves Georgia where early voting has begun....

  • National: Near Universal Agreement on the Need for Universal Registration: Experts and media call for sweeping reform of how voter registration is conducted in America LINK
  • National: Lines on the Blog, on the Listserve LINK
  • National: Voting: It’s for Americans LINK
  • National: The Morning After, Voting Problems Remain LINK
  • Alaska: Begich topples Stevens in Senate race LINK
  • Connecticut: UConn Memory Card Tests: More Information, More “Junk” Data [Premier/Diebold] LINK
  • Florida: $1 billion idea could slash wait times at the polls LINK
  • Kentucky: Whitley County - Whitley voting machine still a concern LINK
  • Minnesota: Mark Ritchie: The recount referee LINK
  • Minnesota: Editorial - A suspect warning of voter fraud LINK
  • Minnesota: Surprise! Coleman-Franken recount process proves dull, dry and anticlimactic, but it’s working, so far LINK
  • Minnesota: Count and recount: Take 2 in Minn. Senate race LINK
  • Minnesota: Video: Senate recount in Olmsted County -- 99% boredom, 1% Adrenaline rush LINK
  • Minnesota: What if the Coleman-Franken contest ends up on the Senate floor? LINK
  • North Carolina: Craven County - Elections officials complete canvass of votes LINK
  • New Jersey: Editorial - Foot-dragging on a paper trail LINK
  • Ohio: Clark County ordered to audit ballots LINK
  • Ohio: Franklin County - The GOP attack on democracy continues in Ohio LINK
  • Ohio: Huron County - Hassles and dire warning for election officials LINK
  • Ohio: Lucas County validates 8,014 ballots, tosses 2,351 LINK
  • Ohio: Putnam County - Election board questioned LINK
  • Ohio: Seneca County - Local elections board sorting out double votes LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Centre County - County voters experience difficulties LINK
  • Utah: Davis County early voting called a success 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

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