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'Daily Voting News' For April 16, 2009

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of My apologies for the lateness of DVN this evening but when you lose the Internet you lose all contact with the world it seems. For those of you concerned with the voters right to actually vote I suggest reading the articles concerning Florida's Senate Bill 956 that will do a lot to suppress the vote. Also the articles from Texas including the fact that the DoJ may have to weigh-in on any VoterID laws passed by that state's legislature to keep the state in compliance with the National Voting Rights Act Section 5....
  • National: On open source vs. disclosed source voting systems LINK
  • National: Revamping Voter Registration to Reduce Disparities in the Electorate LINK
  • AZ: Pima County - Results due soon in hand count of transportation ballots Attorney general: Electronic systems 'very, very bad' LINK
  • AZ: Pima County - RTA vote-recount completed; state yet to release its findings yet LINK
  • FL: Kill Florida Senate Bill #956 -- "The Worst Elections Bill in 100 Years" LINK
  • FL: Elderly may need license, state ID to vote in Fla. LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - FBI seeks voter ad records LINK
  • IL: Shiloh challenger to see about voting problems LINK
  • NY: Commentary - Clear evidence: Lever voting works LINK
  • NY: NY-20 - Vote recount seesaws LINK
  • NY: NY-20 - Murphy gains as judge narrows challenges Democrat expands his House edge as Republican Tedisco fails to get big boost in Saratoga County LINK
  • PA: Resolution asks Congress to allow Pa. to use lever voting machines LINK
  • TN: Tennessee: Bill requiring citizenship proof to vote fails LINK
  • TX: Feds: Voter ID must undergo review LINK
  • TX: Voter ID Would Be Subject to Federal Voting Rights Act LINK
  • WA: Wash. Legislature OKs popular vote bill LINK
  • WI: Madison polling place machine was changing voter's choices LINK
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