Top Scoops

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

 

'Daily Voting News' For November 26, 2008

'Daily Voting News' For November 26, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

The “Daily Voting News” staff [all one of us] is going to take tomorrow off to enjoy family and friends. We will be back on Friday. We hope you all have a great Thanksgiving and have an opportunity to enjoy family and friends.

A three judge panel of the 6th US Court of Appeals in Ohio has ruled unanimously that a lawsuit filed by the League of Women Voters in the aftermath of the 2004 general election can continue in US District Court. One judge said this about disenfranchising acts by some election officials, “"If true, these allegations could establish that Ohio's voting system deprives its citizens of the right to vote or severely burdens the exercise of that right, depending on where they live”....

  • National: Voter Registration Should Be Automatic LINK
  • Arizona: Opinion - It's time to look at the way we vote in Arizona LINK
  • Colorado: More than 300 purged voters cast provisional ballots on Election Day. LINK
  • Colorado: Boulder County - New election audit targets close races
    County is the first to used a 'risk-limiting' audit LINK
  • Colorado: Conejos County - Conejos voting machines pass tests LINK
  • Georgia: CP calls out Georgia on write-in irregularities LINK
  • Georgia: Cobb County - Georgia Judicial Candidate Normarene Merritt Files Election Challenge LINK
  • Minnesota: Franken camp finds 6,400 uncounted absentee ballots LINK
  • Minnesota: Election judge in one county, Franken observer in another LINK
  • Minnesota: Senate recount: Lost, found, challenged LINK
  • Minnesota: The Battle for Minnesota Is Just Getting Started LINK
  • Minnesota: Washington County - Recount finds a 13-ballot difference in Oak Park Heights; Franken camp raises concern LINK
  • New Hampshire: District 4 recount uphold's election results, but exposes problems LINK
  • Ohio: Lawsuit over '04 Ohio election advances LINK
  • Ohio: Butler County - Elections officials: Double voting likely an error LINK
  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County Board of Elections puts aside 13,000 ballots LINK
  • Ohio: State court to decide ballot fight
    Appeals panel: Franklin County case not federal issue LINK
  • Ohio: House Race Update: Ohio Sup. Ct. to Rule on Franklin County Votes LINK
  • Ohio: Hamilton County - Provisional ballots a boost for Dems LINK
  • Ohio: Marion County - Board’s official count included 78 more votes LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Bradford County - County looks into voting machine bugs LINK
  • Texas: Dallas County - Texas House race still in limbo after ruling LINK
  • Texas: Dallas County - Judge: Court doesn't have jurisdiction in recount LINK
  • Texas: Dallas County - Judge says he doesn't have jurisdiction in Texas House District 105 recount LINK
  • Texas: Dallas County - Richardson election judge files complaint, says voters registered improperly LINK
  • Virginia: Taxpayers to pay for 5th District recount process LINK
  • Virginia: Opinion – Pittsylvania County - Voting issue did not affect treasurer's election LINK
  • Washington: E-Vote: Washington State First to Receive Clean Help America Vote Act Audit 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
    VotersUnite.Org
    www.votersunite.org

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

    © Scoop Media

     
     
     
     
     
    Top Scoops Headlines

     

    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>>

    ALSO:

    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>>

    ALSO:

    Lyndon Hood: This ->

    It's been brought to my attention that Labour's new campaign slogan is "Let's do this". A collective call to action. A mission. I myself was halfway out of the couch before I realised I wasn't sure what it was I was supposed to do. More>>

    ALSO:

    Scoop Hivemind Report: What New Zealanders Think About Affordable Housing

    Ordinary citizens have had very few venues where they can debate and discuss as to what they believe has led to the crisis in affordable housing and how we might begin to address this. The HiveMind on affordable housing was about redressing the balance. More>>

    ALSO:

    New Hivemind Exploration: Opening The Election - Freshwater Quality

    This is an opportunity for you as one of the 4 million guardians of our common water resources to help us find mutually agreeable solutions to the critical task of collectively managing these resources for health and sustainability. More>>

    ALSO: