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'Daily Voting News' For January 17, 2008

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of

Today Congressman Holt has put forth a slimmed-down, modified version of his HR-811. This bill would reimburse all state and local jurisdictions that opted to convert to a paper ballot voting system, offer emergency paper ballots or convert audits by hand counts. Joining Congressman Holt in a press conference today were Representatives Carolyn Maloney and Robert Wexler. John Conyers has also signed on as an original sponsor of the bill according to reports.

Today the ACLU has filed a lawsuit against Ohio Secretary of State Brunner in an attempt to stop Cuyahoga Co from switching to a paper voting system in time for the March 4 primary election....

  • NAtional: Bill Advocates Paper Ballots and Audits LINK

  • NAtional: Holt bill gives counties option of electronic voting machines LINK

  • NAtional: Congressmen Push for Paper Ballots LINK

  • NAtional: Facts About Ballot Printing Costs LINK

  • NAtional: Taming the Vote LINK

  • NAtional: Amid troubling reports on election integrity, Dem introduces paper-ballot legislation LINK

  • CA: NEWSHOUR VIDEO: California Voting Machine Security Concerns LINK

  • CA: California Experiences Problems with Voting Machines LINK

  • CA: Kern County - County joins suit on election rules LINK

  • CO: Lawmakers discuss mail ballots with drop-in option for election LINK

  • CO: Bill would help recertify machines LINK

  • CO: County clerks ask Legislature for mail-in election LINK

  • CO: Bill approved to let Coffman retest electronic voting machines LINK

  • CO: Arapahoe County - Balmer joins in calls for new voting machine law LINK

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