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'Daily Voting News' For May 14, 2009

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by Ellen Theisen, Dave Klein and John Washburn

Today we have post-election reports from Connecticut on the accuracy of the optical scanners. There's an interesting contrast of voting methods between Canada (voting on paper ballots) and India (hauling e-voting machines up the Himalayas). ...

  • NAtional: The Supreme Court's Hostility to the Voting Rights Act LINK

  • CT: UConn audit shows Conn. election machines accurate LINK

  • CT: Bysiewicz releases final reports on independent audit of November Election LINK UConn Post Election Audit Report LINK UConn Memory Card Report LINK

  • TX: Sure as clock's ticking, lawmakers wasting time LINK

  • WA: Is Washington's elections record-keeping so bad it's illegal? LINK

  • Canada: Lessons from the voting poll LINK (A day in the life of a Canadian poll worker.)

  • India: Jammed EVMs: parties not happy LINK

  • India: Poll officials fail to reach Zanskar on time LINK (Tribulations of taking electronic voting machines up the Himalayas.)

  • Philippines: Comelec reconsiders 4 bidders LINK
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