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'Daily Voting News' For May 27, 2009

'Daily Voting News' For May 27, 2009


Guest blogged by Ellen Theisen, Dave Klein, and John Washburn

Various aspects of Voter ID are in the news today. Texas Democrats defeated their bill. In Kansas, a candidate for Secretary of State claims it’s essential to prevent fraud....

  • NAtional: Voter ID Requirements: How Far is Too Far? LINK
  • Connecticut: House passes voter-registration bill LINK
    (Election-day registration.)
  • Connecticut: Same-Day Voter Registration Debated By House. LINK
  • Connecticut: State House Approves Election-Day Registration by 81 to 65 LINK
  • Georgia: Lawyers Committee Files Comment Letter Urging DOJ to Interpose a Section 5 Objection to a New Program for Verification of Voter Registration Data" LINK
  • Georgia: Rebuttal Brief in Georgia Photo Voter-ID Case Filed with US Supreme Court LINK
  • Hawaii: Voting Drops 83% In All-Digital Election LINK
  • Kansas: Candidate Kobach claims widespread voter fraud LINK
  • Nevada: Election law changes questioned LINK
  • New York: More counties urge state to keep lever voting LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Spelling out the write-ins LINK
  • Texas: Democrats' intent to kill Voter ID bill a success LINK
  • Texas: Transliterated name? No problem. LINK
  • Washington: Bainbridge School Bond Could Turn on 'Challenged' Ballots LINK
  • Philippines: Smartmatic hurdles initial tests LINK
    (Discusses the testing procedures.)
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    Ellen Theisen, Director and Managing Editor
    Dave Klein, Editor
    John Washburn, Editor

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