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'Daily Voting News' for June 20-22, 2009

'Daily Voting News' for June 20-22, 2009


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

The Supreme Court handed down its decision regarding Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. Iran’s Guardian Council admits that over 50 cities had a turnout greater than 100% and denies voting irregularities....

  • National: Court Sidesteps Major Ruling Over Voting Rights Act LINK
  • National: Supreme Court Keeps Voting Rights Act Largely Intact LINK
  • National: Justices Let Stand a Central Provision of Voting Rights Act LINK
  • National: The Supreme Court Breakfast Table LINK
    Narrowly Avoiding a Constitutional Revolution
  • National: Act remains constitutional, for now LINK
  • National: Modernizing the vote LINK
    About the Brennan Center report on voter registration.
  • National: Will 4th time be the charm for Holt's bill? LINK
  • National: Let Criminals Vote LINK
  • National: How to Trust Electronic Voting LINK
  • National: Courts to rule on fate of Georgia’s ‘badge of racism’ LINK
  • California: Will downtown go after IRV? LINK
  • Hawaii: Elections Office weighs closing dozens of precincts LINK
  • Illinois: RI recount offers tough lessons LINK
  • Massachusetts: Library vote will be re-counted LINK
  • Minnesota: Your State Could Be Minnesota LINK
    The Disputed Senate Race Highlights Problems With The Way States Count Absentee Ballots
  • New York: Counties prepare to e-vote LINK
  • Oklahoma: Edmond updates voting machine LINK
  • Texas: Charge of conflicts in voter registrar's office not 'frivolous' LINK
  • Wisconsin: Did Kriegl vote for Unit A? He says no, machine says yes LINK
  • Wisconsin: State Reps pushing bill to restore voting rights to felons LINK
  • West Virginia: WV Vote Flipping Caught on Tape LINK
  • Tennessee: A new hero enters Tennessee’s history books LINK
  • Iran: Iran election: Guardian Council admits vote was flawed LINK
  • Iran: Iran media: Council rejects claims of voting irregularities LINK
  • Iran: Iranian Rally Is Dispersed as Voting Errors Are Admitted LINK
  • Iran: Worst. Damage Control. Ever. LINK
  • Iran: Guardian Council: Over 100% voted in 50 cities LINK
  • Iran: Preliminary Analysis of the Voting Figures in Iran’s 2009 Presidential Election LINK
    (Turnout over 100% recorded in two provinces.)
  • India: Mangalore: Canara High Students elect Leaders through ‘e-voting’ LINK
  • Mexico: Disgruntled Mexicans Consider Spoiling Their Ballots as a Protest LINK
  • Published by VotersUnite.Org
    Ellen Theisen, Director and Managing Editor
    Dave Klein, Editor
    John Washburn, Editor

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