by Ellen Theisen, Dave Klein and John Washburn
Three interesting personal accounts: one from a voter in CA who found that the state-certified InkaVote Plus won't accept write-in votes; another from a candidate in PA who tried three times to vote and didn't get to cast a ballot; and the third from an activist in Brazil who tells about vote-selling, biometric voter IDs, spy pens, and e-voting machines....
CA: Election Day Again in CA: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? LINK FL: Elections chief to resolve voting foul-ups LINK OH: Election reform in Ohio too important for games LINK MS: The Picayune Item - New vote set for precinct 3 LINK NY: Somers: Budget passes, incumbents win but voting machine snafu LINK NY: Problems with polls cause some Utica voters to walk away LINK PA: Machines malfunction in 5 towns LINK PA: Reporters' notebook: For one candidate, a bizarre day LINK (Candidate in wheelchair can't access poll site to vote.) PA: PhillyBurbs.com: Recount doesn't change results in Mount Holly LINK RI: House lawmakers delay voter ID bill LINK TX: Close to 50 House Democrats oppose floor action on voter ID measure LINK TX: Will the House buck Perry on stimulus funds? LINK (The sentence of interest is, "Over on the Senate side, bills up for possible consideration include Senate Bill 317, which would eliminate straight-party voting on ballots;") Brazil: Letter from Amilcar Brunazo Filho about vote-selling, translated from Portuguese by Marian Beddill LINK
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