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'Daily Voting News' For February 18, 2009

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org Lots of news today. Ex-New Mexico SoS Rebecca Vigil-Giron has some questions to answer regarding use of funds for elections when she was in office. Colorado is talking more about going to all-paper voting in the future. Utah legislators seem to have a fear of a deluge of aliens coming into the state just to vote in their elections so they are trying to require proof of citizenship. And now the Coleman camp in Minnesota is declaring the ongoing trial as a "legal quagmire". It doesn't get any better than this....
  • National: Federal study says all touch-screen voting machines allow undetectable hacking LINK
  • CA: Humboldt County - Counting the votes LINK
  • CO: Panel urges all-paper ballots by 2014 The proposal, which allows electronic terminals till then, is criticized as all-or-nothing. LINK
  • CO: Paper tigers LINK
  • FL: Palm Beach mayoral election recount to be made Saturday LINK
  • FL: Palm Beach mayor candidates apart by 3 votes - recount on Saturday LINK
  • GA: Lumpkin Co. may consolidate polling places LINK
  • MN: Coleman Attorney Says Election 'Fatally-Flawed' More evidence they may be preparing an appeal strategy to call for a 'do-over' in MN's U.S. Senate Election... LINK
  • MN: Coleman Lawyer Declares Trial "A Legal Quagmire" LINK
  • MN: Tensions rise as judges reject Coleman request Lawyers for Norm Coleman today abandoned claims involving dozens of absentee ballots rejected during the recount, and accused the three-judge panel hearing the case of creating "a legal quagmire" LINK
  • MS: Editorial - Ready to deal on voter ID LINK
  • NM: Opposition rises against same-day voter registration LINK
  • NM: Audit reveals 'severe' problems under Vigil-Giron's watch LINK
  • NM: Auditor: Secretary of state mishandled election funds LINK
  • NY: Who Will Win? Voting Machines Battle in Brooklyn for City Contract LINK
  • NY: The Latest Electronic Voting News for New York State LINK
  • NY: Columbia County - County presses for permission to continue lever voting LINK
  • PA: Election Worker Facing Charges In Monroe County LINK
  • PA: House wants new voting methods LINK
  • TX: Voter ID bill referred to full Senate LINK
  • TX: Sen. Williams: Voter ID measure won't come up all that soon LINK
  • UT: Bill requiring proof of citizenship passes Senate committee LINK
  • WI: Walworth County - Voting machine problem causes delay LINK
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