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'Daily Voting News' For February 23, 2009

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org Tonight's "Featured" article begins: "The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) works for the People. They don't work for special interests. They don't work for the voting system vendors. The EAC has an obligation, spelled out in their past advisories, public statements and, most importantly, in federal law, to carry out oversight of the voting systems we, the People, use in our federal elections. It does not matter that the EAC commissioners are not elected to their positions. They are still servants of the People." ...
  • Featured - National: EAC-Ya: The Nation's Federal Voting System Oversight Commission Refuses to Do Their Job, Answer a Simple Question LINK
  • National: Commentary - Voter, Beware LINK
  • CA: San Francisco - Elections Commission Does Not Impair Disability Rights LINK
  • IN: Bill to expand Ind. voter ID law stalls in House LINK
  • MN: Dead In Its Tracks: An Anatomy of Norm Coleman's Failed Effort to Contest MN's U.S. Senate Election LINK
  • MN: Coleman Camp Accuses Franken Of Cherry-Picking -- After They've Been Caught Doing It Themselves LINK
  • MN: Recount trial: Elections director takes the stand Lawyers questioned state elections chief Poser and more local elections officials. LINK
  • MN: Rulings have diminished Coleman's recount chances Norm Coleman's chance of winning a recount appear to be diminishing, but he could be laying the groundwork for an appeal. LINK
  • MS: Editorial - Seize the chance LINK
  • NY: Fredonia to have only one polling location in future LINK
  • NY: Where's The Lever? Long-Time NY Election Integrity Advocate Opts Out of Op Scan LINK
  • TN: Williamson County - Cost of election surprises town officials New equipment is responsible for price hike LINK
  • WI: Sauk voting machines go in for repairs 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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