SENATORS ARE facing a simple, fateful decision: Do they want to allow millions of dollars from corporations, labor unions and wealthy individuals to pour, undisclosed, into U.S. elections? The key word is undisclosed.
"One Republican senator said the expectation was that no one would break ranks to support the measure." (DISCLOSE) http://electionlawblog.org/archives/016525.html
Happy Birthday ADA!
http://blog.verifiedvoting.org/2010/07/26/724 Verified Voting joins with Civil Rights and Accessibility/Usability advocates across the country in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990
"Win or Lose." New Yorker Magazine Book Review
Progress Update: Uniformed Military and Overseas Voters Act
https://www.overseasvotefoundation.org/UMOVA The ULC promotes the adoption of identical legislation, i.e. uniform laws, to promote national unity
Albania to test electronic voting in selected zones
setimes/newsbriefs/2010/07/26/nb-12 http://bit.ly/9zJajy TIRANA, Albania -- The government is working on a pilot project to test fingerprint technology in elections.
Australian Voting System Could Catch Up With Technology
Bulgarian Democrats Propose Electronic Voting Again
"This is the only way to prevent trading with votes and falsification of the electorate lists," said Boris Markov, chair of the campaign headquarters of the party.
Markov has explained that the idea is for the voting to happen through election terminals (machines that look like ATMs) and with the ID card of the voter. The vote would be registered on paper for a better security.
Election Day Bombing Mars Thailand Vote
UK: Same-day referendum and election "would be difficult'
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/politics/same-day-referendum-and-election-would-be-difficult-1.1043864 Holding a referendum on voting reform on the same day as the Scottish Parliament elections could cause major difficulties, according to election officials.
Some voters could be forced to travel to two polling stations on the same day, a group that represents constituency returning officers has cautioned.
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