Top Scoops

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

 

Daily Voiting news For December 13, 2007

Daily Voiting news For December 13, 2007


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Prior to the 2000 general election thousands of otherwise eligible voters were scrubbed from the rolls in Florida. In 2002 the Help America Vote Act was signed into law. One of the issues that law was to help with was to clear up the voter registration issues such as what happened in 2000. That law required centralization of voter registrations at the state level and not, as previously, at the county. Now, in Florida again, voters have had to go to court in order to get put back on the voter rolls. Little things like missing hyphens, common in Hispanic surnames or Haitian first names, are enough to have a person’s registration denied. ...

  • NAtional: Voter ID in HAVA and The Case for Preemption LINK
  • National: Republicans Urge Supreme Court to Allow Preemptive Strikes in Elections LINK
  • National: Voter fraud fraud LINK
  • National: Silent Media, Silent Scream 12 December 2007: Voice of the Voters: Silent Media, Silent Scream LINK
  • California: Los Angeles County - Figure in vote controversy gets L.A. job LINK
  • California: Solano County - `Wild Finish' in Contested Mayor's Race LINK
  • Florida: Court hears suit over voter roll glitches Typos, hyphenated names and other bureaucratic problems have prompted Florida to reject thousands of voter registrations. Now some of the victims are fighting back in court. LINK
  • Indiana: Vote fraud fight hailed LINK
  • Indiana: BMV still pursuing ID discrepancies LINK
  • Indiana: Republicans still silent as recount begins Whatever evidence Republicans might have was not divulged on the first day of count. LINK
  • New York: DOJ suit to take over NY elections: a critical moment in our struggle against electronic voting machines LINK
  • Ohio: It is wrong to assume LINK
  • Tennessee: Since 2000, more issues than answers arise in e-voting’s short history 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 http://www.votersunite.org

    © Scoop Media

     
     
     
    Top Scoops Headlines

     

    Boris Johnson At Sea: Coronavirus Confusion In The UK

    The tide has been turning against UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Oafishly, he has managed to convert that tide into a deluge of dissatisfaction assisted by the gravitational pull of singular incompetence. Much of this is due to such errors of ... More>>

    Reese Erlich: Foreign Correspondent: Rightwing Populism Will Make You Sick—Really

    The four countries with the most confirmed COVID-19 infections in the world are all led by rightwing populists: the US, India, Brazil, and Russia. Throw in the United Kingdom, which has the largest infection rate in Europe, and you have a common pattern. ... More>>

    Dunne Speaks: Early Voting Is OK, If You Know Who To Vote For

    Early voting is now open which is great for the 80% or so of the population whose vote does not change from one election to the next. They can go out and vote at their convenience without having to wait for election day. But for those who are yet even ... More>>

    The Conversation: Biodiversity: Where The World Is Making Progress – And Where It’s Not

    The future of biodiversity hangs in the balance. World leaders are gathering to review international targets and make new pledges for action to stem wildlife declines. Depending on whether you are a glass half-full or half-empty person, you’re likely ... More>>

    Gordon Campbell: On Trump’s Current Chances Of Re-Election

    By now it seems clear that National have no fresh ideas to offer for how New Zealand could avoid the Covid-19 economic crisis. As in the past, National has set an arbitrary 30% ratio of government debt to GDP that it aims to achieve “in a decade or so,” ... More>>

    The Conversation: Rogue Poll Or Not, All The Signs Point To A Tectonic Shift In New Zealand Politics

    Richard Shaw AAP(various)/NZ Greens (CC-BY-SA)/The Conversation Strong team. More jobs. Better economy. So say the National Party’s campaign hoardings. Only thing is, last Sunday’s Newshub-Reid Research poll – which had support for the Labour ... More>>

    The Coronavirus Republic: Three Million Infections And Rising

    The United States is famed for doing things, not to scale, but off it. Size is the be-all and end-all, and the coronavirus is now doing its bit to assure that the country remains unrivalled in the charts of infection . In time, other unfortunates may well ... More>>

    Binoy Kampmark: Altars Of Hypocrisy: George Floyd, Protest And Black Face

    Be wary what you protest about. The modern moral constabulary are out, and they are assisted by their Silicon Valley friends in the Social Media club. Should you dare take a stand on anything, especially in a dramatic way, you will be found out ... More>>

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    • PublicAddress
    • Pundit
    • Kiwiblog