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'Daily Voting News' for June 10, 2009

'Daily Voting News' for June 10, 2009


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

"Netherlands-based" Smartmatic, the winning bidder in the Philippines, says their automated poll equipment is tamper proof.

Correction: An article from yesterday, "Witness says commissioners report that Bob Goldsack helped reprogram party ID card encoder on primary election day" was from PA, not DE as we mistakenly reported....

  • National: House Panel Approves Mail Balloting for All Federal Elections LINK
  • National: EAC Notice of Change to Illinois HAVA Plan, Comment Period Begins LINK
  • National: EAC Notice of Public Meeting, June 17, 2009 LINK
  • National: PROMISES, PROMISES: Nearly one-third of polling places not wheelchair-accessible LINK
  • Delaware: Delaware Bill Would Move School Elections LINK
  • Maryland: Election Updates Early voting usage in the first and subsequent years LINK
  • New York: Science Friday: Who Controls the Voting Machines? LINK
  • Texas: Perry says he will call special session LINK
  • Iran: The Voting Manipulation Industry in Iran LINK
  • Lebanon: Lebanon reels from unexpected election results LINK
  • Philippines: 2010 election results out in 2 days LINK
  • Philippines: Stealing the Mandate in 2010 LINK
  • Philippines: WINNING BIDDER SAYS 'Automated polls tamper proof' LINK
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    Ellen Theisen, Director and Managing Editor
    Dave Klein, Editor
    John Washburn, Editor

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