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'Daily Voting News' For April 18 and 19, 2009

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org In my opinion voter suppression is an ugly act. When one party is in power and then pushes legislation that only serves to help to ensure they will stay in power then there is something wrong with our democracy. This is now the case in Florida where the party in power waited until week seven of a nine week legislative session to attempt to ram-rod through bills in both the House and Senate that will help to ensure they stay in power. Our two 'Featured' editorials explain what is happening in Florida much better than I can. ...
  • Featured - FL: Editorial - GOP power grab is an affront to voters LINK
  • Featured - FL: Editorial - Suppressing the Vote in Florida LINK
  • National: Opinion - No Country for Close Calls LINK
  • National: Voting Rights Act has passionate, strong advocate in Sensenbrenner LINK
  • CA: Riverside County - JACOBS: Supervisors demonstrate selective hearing LINK
  • IL: Low turnout has state debating voting by mail Governor sees Oregon as model LINK
  • NY: Voters could register on Election Day LINK
  • TX: Voter discrimination law debate rages 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**

     

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