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'Daily Voting News' For February 05, 2009

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of Today's news finds articles from Minnesota where the recount trial continues on. Now the justices are trying to decide whether they can allow Franken to take the Senate seat on an interim basis. It looks like there will be no final decision this week or maybe even this month.

Also we have articles from Georgia, Minnesota, Mississippi and Oklahoma where Voter ID is being pushed by state legislatures under the false idea that voter fraud is rampant or that illegal aliens are streaming over the borders just to vote in our elections. In Georgia they actually want to expand what is already a restrictive law to make it more restrictive. Now they want voters to have to prove their citizenship. Not a problem? It is for voters like Arthur Remillard who was born by a mid-wife and was the placed for adoption. He has no birth certificate. No way to prove his citizenship even though he had never had a problem in his 75 years. ...

  • National: Universal Voter Registration LINK
  • National: Report On Election Auditing [.pdf] LINK
  • AK: Lack of Yup'ik election help spurs suit LINK
  • AL: Opinion - No compelling reason for Alabama to revise its voter ID law LINK
  • AZ: Pima County - Judge Rules Against Saving Ballots from Contested Pima County, AZ Election LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Editorial - Tough inquiry needed now LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Johnson's Legal Woe Intensifies LINK
  • GA: Bill would require proof of citizenship to vote Co-sponsor Mills wants to 'protect the integrity of the voting system' LINK
  • IA: Palo Alto County - Roadblock For Ayrshire Polling Place LINK
  • MN: Three months and counting LINK
  • MN: Voter ID bill would make Minnesota laws most restictive in the nation LINK
  • MN: State Supreme Court weighs a temporary Sen. Franken LINK
  • MN: Senate recount trial recap LINK
  • MN: State Supreme Court weighs a temporary Sen. Franken LINK
  • MN: Unless Franken gets temporary certificate, Senate seat could stay empty 5 months LINK
  • MN: Seat Al Franken Already LINK
  • MS: Miss. Senate removes exemption from voter ID bill LINK
  • MS: Election reform hinges on IDs Bills differ on requirements for voters born before 1946 LINK
  • MS: Opinion - Voter ID: Compromise and end this debate LINK
  • NC: Durham County - Save money, voting official says LINK
  • NM: Las Cruces school board voting brings close race LINK
  • NY: Hamilton's Berry to head state NYVV LINK
  • NY: Genesee County - New voting machines still not ready for voters Genesee lawmakers told more delays appear likely LINK
  • OK: Committee approves voter ID bill LINK
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