by Ellen Theisen, Dave Klein and John Washburn
The debate on photo voter ID in Texas continues to slow cook, and the particular question of Asian names and voter ID may have nationwide implications. Also in today's news are two government actions (in IL and HI) that show the necessity of citizens' persistence in demanding that the law be upheld. Andrew Appel writes about the testimony of the plaintiff's witnesses in the NJ lawsuit, and plans to follow up with testimony of the defendant's witnesses....
NAtional: American Forum: Expanding Voter Participation: The Roadmap is Clear LINK NAtional: Monongalia County Clerk Testifies in Washington D.C. LINK NAtional: Notice of Public Meeting for EAC Board of Advisors LINK CA: Voter-advocacy group praises special election LINK GA: Susan E. Sneathen: Editorial wrong on voting rights LINK HI: Hawaii injunction blocks use of voting machines until rules set LINK IL: NO MEANS NO!: Illinois Legislature Passes Bill Requiring DuPage County to Follow the Law LINK NJ: NJ Voting-machine trial: Plaintiffs' witnesses LINK NY: District suspects voting machine error LINK NY: Johnstown officials blame machine for defeat of bus garage proposal LINK PA: Voters cause some machines to falter LINK PA: UPDATE: Few voters, even fewer troubles at polls LINK PA: Minor voting problems reported LINK PA: Voting helps rehabilitation for state's former inmates LINK TN: Commission picks new administrator LINK TN: Tennessee: Senate to vote on delaying new paper ballot rules LINK TX: House Dems start slow rebellion over voter ID bill LINK TX: Voter ID fight continues, expected to intensify LINK TX: Oh Say Can Yu Vote? LINK (specific TX problems for voters with Asian names may apply nationwide) TX: Voter ID heating up LINK TX: 50 House Democrats oppose floor ... LINK VT: Markowitz encourages high-school-age voters LINK WA: Is Washington's elections record-keeping so bad it's illegal? LINK WA: Legislators work to build confidence in elections LINK Malawi: MISN Interim Statement on Elections LINK West Africa: West Africa needs regional electoral commission LINK
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