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'Daily Voting News' For July 08, 2008

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org In the wake of Connecticut's Secretary of State, Susan Bysiewicz, taking action to highlight the terrible decision by the Federal Department of Veterans Affairs with regards to voter registration drives Washington's Secretary of State Sam Reed has taken action. Well, he investigated and wrote a letter to the state congressional contingent asking them to take action. While Secretary Bysiewicz went to a VA facility and actually registered voters contrary to the DVA's directives, Secretary Reed wrote a letter and issued a press release. I am one Washington state resident, Viet Nam Vet, who would have liked to have seen Sam stand-up for all veterans in the state. It's too bad....
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  • NAtional: Interview with Aviel Rubin, e-voting activist and professor of computer science LINK
  • CA: Los Angeles County - Seeking a vote of confidence LINK
  • CO: Mesa County - County adds five vote centers for '08 elections LINK
  • CO: Mesa County - County to test election equipment Additional machines, vote centers on tap for primary, general election LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - County holds mock election to test machines LINK
  • NY: EYES WIDE SHUT: New Yorkers Struggle for the Soul of Democracy LINK
  • OH: Lobbyists Hack Your Elections (Part II): E-Mail Suggests Convicted Felon Bob Ney Connived with Ohio Election Officials, OEJC Calls for Investigation LINK
  • TX: Harris County - LSCS lawsuit asks for new election LINK
  • WA: Editorial - VA policy that bans voter drives is flawed and must be fixed Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed has asked members of the state's congressional delegation to review the policy. LINK
  • WA: Press Release - Reed again urges policy change on voter registration drives in VA facilities LINK
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