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'Daily Voting News' For April 02, 2008

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org Today was a busy day in Congress. Two election related bills went through "mark-up" in the Committee on House Administration. One bill, sponsored by Rep. Susan Davis and others, would allow no-excuse absentee voting. If passed voters would no longer have to give doctor's excuses or proof that they will be out of state. It will be the voter's choice to vote absentee. Also marked-up was a bill sponsored by Rep. Rush Holt and others that would reimburse states and local jurisdictions that opt in for a vvpat and/or audits. Both bills were amended and passed out of committee. ...
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  • NAtional: Video Chat: Princeton's Ed Felten LINK
  • NAtional: Holt's ballot-reform measure gets a hearing LINK
  • NAtional: House Administration Committee Approves Holt Emergency Voting Bill LINK
  • NAtional: House Panel Passes Rep. Susan Davis's No-Excuse Absentee Ballot Legislation LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Plant City Voters 1st In County To Use New Equipment LINK
  • IA: Culver enacts law that ends touch-screen voting in Iowa LINK
  • IA: New Voting Machines Could Bring Problems LINK
  • KY: Legislation To Improve Voting LINK
  • NC: Burke County - Board approves new voting machines LINK
  • OH: Morrow to stay Licking County elections board director LINK
  • OH: Franklin County - Ex-Judge Squire loses appeal of election loss LINK
  • PA: Pennsylvania, State of Denial LINK
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