Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
General News

'Daily Voting News' For April 14, 2009

By       Message JGideon       (Page 1 of 1 pages)     Permalink    (# of views)   No comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags
Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It

Author 84
- Advertisement -
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of From the Minnesota Senatorial court decision: "The overwhelming weight of the evidence indicates that the November 4, 2008 election was conducted fairly, impartially, and accurately. ... After seven weeks of trial, the factual record is devoid of any allegations of fraud, tampering, or security breaches on Election Day, during the recount process, or during the election contest.

"There is no evidence of a systemic problem of disenfranchisement in the state's election system, including in its absentee-balloting procedures. After three weeks of trial, the Court issued an order in which it found that "[t]he facts presented thus far do not show a wholesale disenfranchisement of absentee voters in the 2008 general election." This conclusion applies with equal force today. After seven weeks of trial, the factual record is devoid of any allegations of fraud, tampering, or security breaches on Election Day, during the recount process, or during the election contest.

"The citizens of Minnesota should be proud of their election system. Minnesota has one of the highest voter-participation rates in the country. The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State and election officials throughout Minnesota's counties and cities are well-trained, fair, and conscientious and performed their duties admirably. Minnesota could not conduct elections without the hard work and diligence of its dedicated professionals and citizen volunteers, and the Court is proud of their service."...

  • National: Voting Reform Gets New Life Schumer's Letter To Holder Shows Congress Is Serious, Advocates Say LINK
  • National: NIST Accepting Public Comments on Federal Voting Machine Test Guidelines LINK
  • AR: Several new laws affect elections LINK
  • CA: Monterey County Opinion - Ballot counting lacks transparency LINK
  • CA: Riverside County - Elections watchdog to give report, recommendations to board today LINK
  • IL: Pollwatching at Chicago's Central Vote-Tabulating Room LINK
  • IL: Low turnout has state debating voting by mail LINK
  • MN: Franken Coleman Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Order for Judgement LINK
  • MN: Judges rule Franken winner; Coleman to appeal LINK
  • NY: The Legislature Takes on Election Reform LINK
  • TN: Tennessee Senate approves voter-ID bill; House version awaits review LINK
  • TN: Sullivan County election panel set to discuss administrator LINK
  • TX: ID bill will disenfranchise voters Insensitive remarks show lack of knowledge LINK
  • **"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or OpEdNews.Com**


    - Advertisement -

    View Ratings | Rate It

    John is the Executive Director of VotersUnite.Org

    Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

    The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

    Writers Guidelines

    Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles

    Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

    'Daily Voting News' For December 10, 2006

    'Daily Voting News' For April 27, 2007

    ES&S Pouts, Stamps Foot, Complies Anyway, After Minor Spanking by the EAC

    'Daily Voting News' For November 03, 2007