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'Daily Voting News' For December 27 to 29, 2008

'Daily Voting News' For December 27 to 29, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Over a week ago Sequoia issued a press release and a blog item that were misleading in their content. In both cases the headline intimated, amongst other things, that Princeton Professor Andrew Appel was ordered by a New Jersey judge to apologize to Sequoia for supposed violations of a court order. In our featured article the Professor responds to the misleading statements made by Sequoia....

  • Featured - NJ: Exclusive: Princeton Prof Responds to Misleading Attacks from E-Vote Company Rep LINK
  • National: Slot machines vs. e-voting machines LINK
  • California: Humboldt County - Federal election commission eyes Humboldt LINK
  • Indiana: Editorial - Let all counties have the option of voting centers
    It can save money on elections and make it easier for voters. LINK
  • Minnesota: How long will Minnesota be a senator short?
    The state appears on course to be shorthanded when the Senate convenes in January. LINK
  • Minnesota: Next Senate hurdle is count of 1,350 absentee ballots
    Campaigns to argue about how many of the ballots will be opened and counted. Expert expects more delays. LINK
  • Minnesota: Could Senate seat Franken before he's certified as winner? LINK
  • Mississippi: Break in state elections allows for voting law study LINK
  • New Jersey: Exclusive: Sequoia Misleads In Press Release LINK
  • South Carolina: Is double voting a problem?
    No one's sure, but officials might try to find out LINK
  • Texas: Talk of new elections system surfaces in Harris County
    Debate centers on a proposal to create voting office LINK
  • Virginia: Va. lawmakers eye early voting
    Hope to reduce long lines at polls, redefine electioneering 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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