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'Daily Voting News' For February 27, 2009

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org It appears that Florida is going to join the growing list of states that are thinking about using Internet voting for their military and overseas voters. This is a terrible idea that will end-up costing the tax payers of the state millions of dollars to stand-up the scheme and then millions more each year for licensing. One vendor's proposal of the scheme would cost WA State's 39 counties up to $570 per affected voter per year. So, any state falling for these con-jobs will end up paying millions of tax payer dollars for an insecure means of getting ballots back from UOCAVA voters. There are low-tech solutions that should be investigated before we go high-tech....
  • National: Irrational Fear of Voter Fraud Inspires Irresponsible Election Reform LINK
  • National: Liberal Groups Are Undermining Voter ID Laws, Say Conservative Election Experts LINK
  • CA: Los Angeles - 2/28 Action Alert from WORK THE VOTE L.A. LINK
  • CO: Denver - Election cost not tallied LINK
  • CO: Routt County - Committee supports all-mail elections Major possible voting method changes debated at state level LINK
  • FL: Browning Proposing Tweaks to Voting Laws LINK
  • MN: OUR OPINION: Sensible election reforms for Minnesota LINK
  • MN: Mpls. ballot handling dominates Minn. Senate trial LINK
  • MN: Senate recount trial: Ballot ruling buoys Coleman Judges ordered inspection of 1,500 envelopes for rejected absentee ballots, which could lead to more votes being counted. LINK
  • MN: Eventful day ends week 5 of Minn. Senate trial LINK
  • OK: Senate awaits voter ID bill LINK
  • SC: Voter ID wins key approval House Democrats walk out in protest LINK
  • TX: Partisan fight looms over voter ID bill LINK
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