by Ellen Theisen, Dave Klein and John Washburn
Texas ratified the 45-year old constitutional amendment to eliminate the poll tax and continues its voter ID debate. The Internet and phone election in Hawaii came to a close on Friday; Warren Stewart of Verified Voting Foundation points out that "Web voting cannot be used in city council or state elections because state law bars voting systems that do not include a vote verification process."...
CA: Tran loses Rosemead election by one vote LINK FL: Heated Palm Beach mayoral race still in the court system LINK (margin is currently at one vote, here, too) HI: Honolulu Hosts Nation's First All-Digital Election LINK NY: New York Rolls Out Uncertified Voting Systems for 2009 Elections LINK SC: Voting precincts will split to ease long lines LINK TX: Senate finally votes to ratify amendment banning poll taxes LINK TX: Gov. Rick Perry talks about House tactics, the chance of a special session LINK TX: Standoff on voter ID bill tests House Speaker Joe Straus' leadership LINK TX: Lull before 'Voter ID' storm at Legislature LINK TX: S.B. No. 362- Text of the Voter ID bill under debate LINK (Gives the details of the ID that would be required) Philippines: Alternative TEXT/SMS Voting for 2010 Philippine Elections LINK
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