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'Daily Voting News' For November 29 and 30, 2008

'Daily Voting News' For November 29 and 30, 2008

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

The good folks in Minnesota are still recounting votes in the Senate race. There will be a lot of heated discussion over how voter intent is decided by officials and my guess is that the courts are going to have to decide the winner and loser.

Tuesday is the runoff election for Senator from Georgia. They will be using the same Diebold voting system that is in question from the 2002 election. ...

  • National: The Case Against “The National Popular Vote” LINK
  • California: Michael Collins: Cliffhanger in a Sea of Blue
    Charlie Brown (D) Refuses to Give up in California's 4th Congressional District LINK
  • California: Santa Clara County - Recount demand for Measure B: BART tax is headed to court LINK
  • Colorado: 20 up to the challenge of a tough job
    Former secretaries of state note the post includes long hours, lots of critics and far more than elections. LINK
  • Georgia: Runoff elections Tuesday LINK
  • Minnesota: Disputed ballots: Judge for yourself
    You can join in the puzzling over scribbles and ovals and arrows. LINK
  • Mississippi: Hosemann see legislation needs after Nov. 4 election LINK
  • Ohio: Lucas County - Prediction of massive turnout fell a bit short LINK
  • Ohio: Richland County - Voting system will be panned LINK
  • Oregon: Spot checks show Oregon vote tally accurate LINK
  • Virginia: Some confusion over motor-voter LINK
  • Virginia: Electronic voting’s reign far from over 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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