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Daily Voting News For October 25, 2007

Daily Voting News For October 25, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

“There has been much complaining about the Iowa caucus this year: It is too early—it might even be in December of 2007. Iowa is not representative of the rest of the country in terms of demographics or policy concerns. It has a disproportionate influence on which candidates win the nomination. In a new issue brief from The Century Foundation, Tova Andrea Wang discusses caucuses: Because of their exclusionary nature, they go against some of the core values we express when we talk about voting rights, such as the fundamental nature of the right, equality of opportunity to participate in the process, and fair access to the ballot.”...

  • NAtional: Has America Outgrown the Caucus? Some Thoughts on Reshaping the Nomination Contest LINK
  • National: Something didn't add up LINK
  • Arizona: Pima County - Does Your Vote Count... Or Not? LINK
  • California: Support for vendor disappoints (An LTTE from Debra Bowen) LINK
  • New York: Onondaga County - Voters with disabilities get clearer ballot picture LINK
  • New York: Onondaga County - Upon further review, ballot marker will be used LINK
  • Utah: Lt. governor says voters are like new machines 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-Director and Information Manager VotersUnite.Org

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