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'Daily Voting News' For May 30, 2009

'Daily Voting News' For May 30, 2009


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

Miscellaneous articles about IRV mistabulation, Internet voting, election auditing, Voter ID issues, fraud, and more....

  • National: New Video Release - Murder, Spies and Voting Lies LINK
    (Scroll down for the announcement.)
  • Colorado: Error found in IRV vote tabulation LINK
  • Hawaii: Virtually Voting: Bush's U.S. EAC Chair Cashes In to Head Company Running 'All-Digital' Elections LINK
  • Kansas: Somebody Else In Kansas Notices ACORN and Speaks Out! LINK
  • Kentucky: Plea implicates others in Clay case LINK
  • Louisiana: Louisiana House of Representatives approves electronic voter registration bill LINK
  • Maryland: Salisbury News: Wymzie, Stephanie Burke Loses Election Complaint LINK
  • New York: Considering the Alternative, New York Holds Onto Its Old-Fashioned Voting Machines LINK
  • New York: Open Letter to the New York State Board of Elections -- Election Audits Must Be Simple But Effective LINK
  • Ohio: Brunner Keeps Pushing for Election Reforms LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Two Pike residents recount voting woes to commissioners LINK
  • Texas: The Talk, and the Talk, and the Talk, of Austin LINK
  • Philippines: AMA group pulls out of poll bidding process LINK
    (ES&S pulled out, leaving Smartmatic as the only bidder)
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    John Washburn, Editor

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