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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

"A broad coalition of more than 50 election integrity groups and individuals sent letters today to all 50 governors, secretaries of state and directors of elections calling upon them to provide emergency paper ballots for the November midterm elections: "All voters must have the option to vote on an Emergency Paper Ballot if necessary, and all such ballots must be counted as regular, not provisional, ballots."" / "A report to the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) on voter fraud and voter intimidation was released yesterday by USA Today over four months after it had been presented to the commission. The report confirmed that there is little verifiable evidence to support anecdotal accounts of polling place fraud involving voters voting more than once, non-citizens or otherwise ineligible voters voting, or voters voting in the name of deceased voters."...


  • NAtional: Report on Voter Fraud and Voter Intimidation Released LINK


  • NAtional: Election Integrity Organizations, Leaders Urge States to Plan for Emergency Paper Ballots, Procedures for Nov. Election LINK


  • NAtional: Groups mobilize to defend voting rights on Nov. 7 LINK


  • NAtional: Report downplays voter fraud, highlights systemic problems LINK


  • NAtional: Election Officials: Five Simple Rules For Testing Voting Equipment LINK


  • AR: Secretary of state candidates' debate focuses on voting woes LINK


  • CA: San Diego County - Photo IDs will limit turnout LINK


  • CO: Denver - In latest ballot flub, postage is misfigured. The post office pledges to deliver the completed absentee ballots, billing Denver for the difference. LINK


  • CO: Denver - Another Problem Reported With Denver's Absentee Ballots LINK


  • CO: Denver - Assurances offered on Denver vote count LINK


  • FL: A glimpse into day of precinct workers LINK


  • FL: Demand for absentee ballots overwhelms local elections officials LINK


  • FL: Democrats sue to stop Negron ballot signs LINK


  • FL: Jacksonville - Rocky Start To Election 2006 Raises Concerns LINK


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