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'Daily Voting News' For January 14, 2009

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org A large majority of today's news is, again, from Minnesota. The ballots are counted and lawsuits have been filed, now by both candidates. Its going to take some time for things to shake-out.

$1,850 for a ballot box? That's what Diebold/Premier charged Hillsborough Co Florida for 220 boxes to be used with their optical-scan machines. Meanwhile other counties in Florida paid as little as $145 per box from different vendors....

  • National: No more "election day" LINK
  • CA: Humboldt County - Process of replacing elections equipment officially moving forward LINK
  • FL: Broward County - Whopping election bill drains Broward's cash reserves LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Buddy Johnson could face a state probe; criminal next? LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Buddy's election boxes came at high price LINK
  • MN: Franken filing lawsuit to get seated LINK
  • MN: Franken Camp Makes Another Run at Election Certificate LINK
  • MN: Franken expands legal effort to get seated in Senate LINK
  • MN: Editorial - The Unknown Senator Lessons from a photo finish in Minnesota LINK
  • MN: Opinion - Good work, but it's not over yet LINK
  • MN: Recount: Results certified, Franken up, but no senator yet LINK
  • TX: Senate Democrats losing voter ID fight LINK
  • VA: Election Headed to Recount Republicans file petition to recount; House refuses to seat Herring. LINK
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