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'Daily Voting News' For February 04, 2009

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of The long expected auditor's report on Hillsborough Co Florida is out and, as we suspected, former supervisor of elections Buddy Johnson has some explaining to do. The auditors found that he overspent his budget by close to a million dollars and he misused some funds. Is their an indictment in Buddy's future? ...
  • National: Making your city a model for voting rights and civic participation LINK
  • CA: Riverside County, CA, Still Counting Votes, in Secret, Months After Registrar Certified Election LINK
  • CO: Morgan County - Iffy machine voting fees paid LINK
  • FL: Sweetwater says early voting too costly LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Former elections supervisor overspent close to a million dollars LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Audit says Buddy Johnson's busted budgets in the elections office broke state law LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Busansky: Hillsborough Elections Office Still In Financial Mess LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Taxpayers on the hook for millions, thanks to Buddy Johnson LINK
  • IA: Fewer Iowa ballots rejected in 2008 LINK
  • MN: DFL bill would seat Franken for now LINK
  • MN: MN bill would allow Franken to take Senate seat - for now LINK
  • MN: 5,000 rejected Minn. Senate ballots reconsidered LINK
  • MN: Senate recount trial judges put 4,800 more ballots in play LINK
  • MS: Voter ID alive as deadline passes LINK
  • MS: Miss. Senate removes exemption from voter ID bill LINK
  • OK: Are voter ID regulations really all that onerous? LINK
  • SC: Bill would require SC voters to show photo ID LINK
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